SD2171 : Furness Abbey, Barrow-in-Furness

taken 1 year ago, near to Newton, Cumbria, Great Britain

Furness Abbey, Barrow-in-Furness
Furness Abbey, Barrow-in-Furness
The abbey dates back to 1123 and the majority of the current ruins date from the 12th and 13th centuries. By the 15th century, it had become the second richest and most powerful Cistercian Abbeys in England. English Heritage is carrying out emergency conservation work to stop the impressive remains of the ruined Abbey church sinking into the soft ground.
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SD2171, 96 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 9 August, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 13 August, 2017
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Religious sites 
Primary Subject of Photo
Abbey 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 2181 7173 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:8.1264N 3:11.8928W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 2174 7173
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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