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Furness Abbey, Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria: Archaeological Evaluation

Bradley, Jeremy (2011) Furness Abbey, Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria: Archaeological Evaluation. Project Report. Oxford Archaeology North. (Submitted)

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Abstract

English Heritage invited Oxford Archaeology North to undertake an archaeological evaluation at Furness Abbey, Cumbria (centred on NGR SD 218 717). This evaluation entailed the excavation of a 1.5m by 1.5m trench over an area of subsidence, which had been observed within the abbey grounds, close to the Abbott’s lodgings. The aim of the evaluation was to discover the cause of this subsidence and, in particular, to determine if the subsidence related to any collapsed below-ground structures, which might require repair or reinstatement.

Item Type:Monograph (Project Report)
Subjects:Geographical Areas > English Counties > Cumbria
Period > UK Periods > Medieval 1066 - 1540 AD
Period > UK Periods > Post Medieval 1540 - 1901 AD
ID Code:1479
Deposited By: Mr Peter Schofield
Deposited On:12 Feb 2014 13:16
Last Modified:12 Feb 2014 13:16

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