List entry

List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: FURNESS ABBEY, INCLUDING ALL MEDIEVAL REMAINS IN CARE OF ENGLISH HERITAGE

List entry Number: 1197906

Location

FURNESS ABBEY, INCLUDING ALL MEDIEVAL REMAINS IN CARE OF ENGLISH HERITAGE, ABBEY APPROACH

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
CumbriaBarrow-in-FurnessDistrict Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 10-Nov-1949

Date of most recent amendment: 20-Dec-1993

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 388372

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

BARROW IN FURNESS

SD27SW ABBEY APPROACH 708-1/4/7 Furness Abbey, including all 10/11/49 medieval remains in care of English Heritage (Formerly Listed as: ABBEY APPROACH Furness Abbey inc. all medieval remains in care of DoE & Abbey Wall)

GV I

Remains of Cistercian abbey. 1127-c1500. Red sandstone. Extensive remains of St Mary's Church, chapter house, infirmary and domestic buildings all now in the care of English Heritage and described at length elsewhere. Scheduled Ancient Monument. (Barnes F: Barrow and District: Barrow in Furness: 1968-: 24-53; Dickinson J C: Furness Abbey: London: 1987-; Leach A: Furness Abbey: A History and Illustrated Guide: Ulverston: 1988-; Buildings of England: Pevsner N: North Lancashire: London: 1969-: 123-127).

Listing NGR: SD2182671788

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Barnes, F , Barrow and District, (1968), 24-53
Dickinson, J C, Furness Abbey, (1987)
Leach, A, Furness Abbey A History and Illustrated Guide, (1988)
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: North Lancashire, (1969), 123-127

National Grid Reference: SD 21764 71931, SD 21826 71718, SD 21830 71851

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