SE2768 : The Abbey Church, Fountains Abbey

near to Aldfield, North Yorkshire, Great Britain

The Abbey Church, Fountains Abbey
The Abbey Church, 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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2011
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Monday, 1 August, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 5 August, 2011
Geographical Context
Derelict, Disused  Religious sites  Historic sites and artefacts 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 2748 6831 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:6.5964N 1:34.8703W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SE 2742 6829
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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