Furness Abbey (Barrow-in-Furness) Reviews
Description:Address: Barrow-in-Furness / Cumbria / England / Is a former Cistercian monastery situated on the outskirts of the ... more
Newest Review: ... in but it is assumed that a prayer room and sleeping quarters would have been built first. In 1147 the Abbey was taken over by the Cistercian Order - a Roman Catholic Order often refered to as the White Monks. They rebuilt the original church with a particularly ornate one. Most of the other buildings are dated in the 12th and 13th centuries. By the 15th century Furness Abbey was only second ... more
Customer Furness Abbey (Barrow-in-Furness) Reviews (1)
by - written on 17/03/09, updated on 17/03/09 (Very useful, 760 readings)
I have been here many times and it is one of my favourite places on earth, I just had to suggest it to Dooyoo and share this gem with fellow Dooyooers. My first memory of coming here is from about age 6 when I went one evening with my Grandad. The best memories I have of the Abbey were of before the visitor centre opened as it is today. My Grandad who knew everyone, knew one of the care takers and we would often jump the fence (naughty I know so don't arrest me) in the early evening when the abbey closed. I love history, old buildings and atmospheric places so this place ticks all the boxes for me. I have fond memories of coming here with my Grandad and ... Read the complete review
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