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Furness Hidden Heritage: Furness Abbey, the Second Richest Cistercian Abbey in Britain

Furness Hidden Heritage: Furness Abbey, the Second Richest Cistercian Abbey in Britain

Dalton Castle is a 14th century peel tower situated in Dalton-in-Furness, Cumbria, England, and in the ownership of the National Trust. It was constructed by the monks of Furness Abbey for the protection of the nearby market town, and was the building from which the Abbot administered the area and dispensed justice.

Dalton Castle is a 14th century peel tower situated in Dalton-in-Furness, Cumbria, England, and in the ownership of the National Trust. It was constructed by the monks of Furness Abbey for the protection of the nearby market town, and was the building from which the Abbot administered the area and dispensed justice.

The 14th-century tower known as Dalton Castle was formerly the manorial courthouse of Furness Abbey.

The 14th-century tower known as Dalton Castle was formerly the manorial courthouse of Furness Abbey.

https://flic.kr/p/Qgoric | St. Mary of Furness | Furness Abbey, Cumbria.  Founded in 1123 by Stephen, Count of Boulogne, it was built originally for the Order of Savigny. Located in the 'Valley of the Deadly Nightshade' to the south of Dalton-in-Furness, the abbey is built entirely out of local sandstone.  #Architecture #Colour #Photography  www.richardsugden.com  © Richard Sugden 2016 All rights reserved.

https://flic.kr/p/Qgoric | St. Mary of Furness | Furness Abbey, Cumbria. Founded in 1123 by Stephen, Count of Boulogne, it was built originally for the Order of Savigny. Located in the 'Valley of the Deadly Nightshade' to the south of Dalton-in-Furness, the abbey is built entirely out of local sandstone. #Architecture #Colour #Photography www.richardsugden.com © Richard Sugden 2016 All rights reserved.

Dalton Castle is a peel tower, standing in the market place of Dalton-in-Furness, Cumbria. It was erected by the abbot of nearby Furness Abbey in the 14th century in an attempt to defend abbey property from Scottish raids.

Dalton Castle is a peel tower, standing in the market place of Dalton-in-Furness, Cumbria. It was erected by the abbot of nearby Furness Abbey in the 14th century in an attempt to defend abbey property from Scottish raids.

Furness Hidden Heritage: Furness Abbey, the Second Richest Cistercian Abbey in Britain

Furness Hidden Heritage: Furness Abbey, the Second Richest Cistercian Abbey in Britain

Furness Hidden Heritage: Furness Abbey, the Second Richest Cistercian Abbey in Britain

Furness Hidden Heritage: Furness Abbey, the Second Richest Cistercian Abbey in Britain

England - Cumbria, Furness Abbey

England - Cumbria, Furness Abbey

GENUKI: Abbey Road Cemetery, Dalton-in-Furness, Lancashire

GENUKI: Abbey Road Cemetery, Dalton-in-Furness, Lancashire

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