Barrow in Furness
BARROW IN FURNESS 00A - Furness Abbey
Furness Abbey, Barrow in Furness, Cumbria.
Furness Abbey was founded by Count Stephen of Boulogne c.1125 and became one of the richest Cistercian monasteries in England. The monks of Furness built a harbour on Walney Island to promote trade and a castle at Piel for protection.
September 24, 2010
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