SE1785 : Henry FitzHugh

taken 4 months ago, near to Thornton Steward, North Yorkshire, Great Britain

Henry FitzHugh
Henry FitzHugh
Remarkable survival amongst the romantic ruins of Jervaulx Abbey Church .... a much weathered tomb-effigy of Henry FitzHugh c1307, descendant of the Earls of Richmond and of Akar FitzBardolph, patrons of the Abbey.
Jervaulx Abbey
Jervaulx Abbey was one of a number of great Cistercian Abbeys in Yorkshire, founded in 1156. At its Medieval zenith the Abbey was renowned for breeding horses, a tradition that continues at nearby Middleham today. It was dissolved in 1537 and has been in private ownership since. The romantic ruins are open to the public LinkExternal link
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Date Taken
Thursday, 27 April, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 1 May, 2017
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Religious sites 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 1717 8578 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:16.0436N 1:44.2726W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SE 1717 8578
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SOUTH (about 180 degrees)
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