SE2768 : Fountains Abbey

taken 11 years ago, near to Aldfield, North Yorkshire, Great Britain

Fountains Abbey
Fountains Abbey
View West down the nave of the ruined abbey.
Fountains Abbey
Fountains Abbey is a ruined Cistercian monastery, founded in 1132. Fountains Abbey is one of the largest and best preserved Cistercian houses in England. It is a Grade I listed building and owned by the National Trust. Along with the adjacent Studley Royal Water Garden, it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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SE2768, 468 images   (more nearby )
Photographer
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Date Taken
Monday, 10 July, 2006   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 26 January, 2010
Geographical Context
Religious sites 
Primary Subject of Photo
Abbey 
Category
Religious buildings > Abbey (ruined)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 274 682 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:6.5750N 1:34.9164W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 274 682
View Direction
WEST (about 270 degrees)
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