SE2768 : Fountains Abbey

taken 8 months ago, near to Aldfield, North Yorkshire, Great Britain

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Fountains Abbey
Fountains Abbey
The ruins of Fountains Abbey, dating mainly from the 12th/13th and 15th/16th centuries. Seen here is the west end of the main nave. The ruins are grade I listed - for listing particulars see LinkExternal link.
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
Monday, 17 July, 2017   (more nearby)
Sunday, 23 July, 2017
Geographical Context
Religious sites 
Place (from Tags)
Fountains Abbey 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 274 682 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:6.5880N 1:34.9347W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 273 681
View Direction
North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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National Trust  Grade I Listed 

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