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Furness Abbey

Guidebook: Furness Abbey

Guidebook: Furness Abbey

…extensive red sandstone ruins of Furness Abbey are set in the beautiful wooded Vale of Nightshade. By the time of the Dissolution of the Monasteries in the 1530s Furness was the second richest Cistercian abbey in England after Fountains.Before it became Cistercian Furness belonged to the Savigniac…

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Guidebook: Byland Abbey

Guidebook: Byland Abbey

…started life across the Pennines as a monastery of the reforming order of Savigny founded from Furness Abbey in Cumberland and was absorbed into the larger Cistercian order in 1147.The remains of the abbey are remarkable for the exceptionally large cloister and the scale of the church reflecting the…

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