photo: Bianca Duchek

                                      

                                                             

                          name

Furness

                  latin name

Furnesium

                  founded in

1127

            cistercian since

1147

                inhabited by

monks

             primary abbey

Clairvaux

              mother abbey

Savigny

         daughter abbeys

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Calder (1135)

Swineshead (1136)

Caldey (1147)

Rushen (1147)

Byland (1177)

Inch (1180)

Abington (1206)

Piel Castle (1372)

                  dissolved in

1537

                        to visit

ruins

                       address

 

 

Furness Abbey

Abbey Approach

LA 130 Barrow in Furness (Cumbria)

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