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By Gill Jepson

ISBN-10: 1445659107

ISBN-13: 9781445659107

Barrow-in-Furness is a small post-industrial city on the finish of a protracted peninsula within the north of britain. Its remoted situation has produced a stalwart and shut inhabitants. It all started lifestyles as a small hamlet and became an business chief, first in iron and metal and later in ship-building and engineering, drawing a staff from all around the nation. The ship-building is still a huge business enterprise yet this day there's much less variety than in Barrow’s heyday.

Although the city is understood for its undefined, it sits in a single of the main attractive parts of Cumbria. It boasts a wealthy background and amazing perspectives to the Lake District and throughout Morecambe Bay and, surrounded on 3 facets by means of the ocean, it enjoys its personal temperate weather. Furness Abbey was once an excellent impression at the sector within the medieval interval and there are castles, church buildings, monuments and stories simply ready to be came upon by way of the unsuspecting visitor.

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