SE2768 : Fountains Abbey

taken 2 months ago, near to Aldfield, North Yorkshire, Great Britain

Fountains Abbey
Fountains Abbey
View west in the ruins of the Abbey Church at Fountains 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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Date Taken
Friday, 28 April, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 2 May, 2017
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Religious sites 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 2742 6829 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:6.5858N 1:34.9255W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 2748 6830
View Direction
WEST (about 270 degrees)
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Grade I Listed  National Trust Property  Unesco World Heritage Site  Abbey Ruins  Abbey Church 

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