Place:


Furness Abbey  Lancashire

 

In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Furness Abbey like this:

Furness Abbey (1128), with ry. sta., 1 mile S. of Dalton, N. Lancashire; P.O.; the ruins, comprising the church walls, chapter house, refectory, and guest hall, evidence the former magnificence of the structure.

Additional information about this locality is available for Furness

Furness Abbey through time

Furness Abbey is now part of Barrow in Furness district. Click here for graphs and data of how Barrow in Furness has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Furness Abbey itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Furness Abbey, in Barrow in Furness and Lancashire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/24692

Date accessed: 27th October 2021


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