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Sedilia Of Furness Abbey, Cumbria
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Sedilia Of Furness Abbey, Cumbria

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Sedilia Of Furness Abbey, Cumbria
7 ornate niches or sedilia (empty) in side of church wall
1/4 Glass plate negative

Negatives Collection, Leicestershire Record Office

Furness Abbey dates back to 1123. The Cistercian monastery stands north of Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria. These sedilia were used as seating for priests. The monastery was disestablished and destroyed in 1537 due to the Reformation.
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