FURNESS ABBEY WALL

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1355052

Date first listed: 10-Nov-1949

Date of most recent amendment: 20-Dec-1993

Statutory Address: FURNESS ABBEY WALL, ABBEY APPROACH

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Location

Statutory Address: FURNESS ABBEY WALL, ABBEY APPROACH

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

County: Cumbria

District: Barrow-in-Furness (District Authority)

National Grid Reference: SD 21894 71453

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History

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Details

BARROW IN FURNESS

SD27SW ABBEY APPROACH 708-1/4/3 Furness Abbey Wall 10/11/49 (Formerly Listed as: ABBEY APPROACH Furness Abbey inc. medieval remains in care of DoE & Abbey Wall)

GV I

Precinct wall to Furness Abbey (qv). Medieval. Red sandstone rubble. Approx 2m in height where complete; built-up triangular copings to some parts. 2 main sections of the wall exist. South-west section adjoins West Lodge to Abbey House, Abbey Road (qv) and runs to the remains of West Gate, Manor Road (qv); the wall then crests the hill to south of Amphitheatre Field and ends on the side of the valley to Mill Beck; the total length of this section being just under 1000m. North-east section commences on opposite side of the valley to Mill Beck and runs north-west to skirt the rear of South Lodge, Abbotswood, Manor Road (qv), this section ends in woodland to the north-west; total length approx 500m. Scheduled Ancient Monument.

Listing NGR: SD2202671884

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 388375

Legacy System: LBS

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