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 Guest House Bridge over the River Skell leading into the remains of the Cellarium on the left. In the left background is the abbey's tower and in the background the remains of the Reredorter. 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 273 682 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:6.5395N 1:34.9489W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 273 681
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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Other Tags
Grade I Listed  National Trust  River Skell 

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