SE2768 : Fountains Abbey, The Cellarium

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

Fountains Abbey, The Cellarium
Fountains Abbey, The Cellarium
The lay brothers ate, slept and socialised here, beneath the incredible vaulted ceiling which somehow escaped Henry VIIIís sixteenth century dissolution of the abbeys. The cellarium roof remaining intact.
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, 1 August, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 5 August, 2011
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Religious sites  Derelict, Disused 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 2743 6825 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:6.5642N 1:34.9166W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 2742 6829
View Direction
South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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UNESCO Heritage Site  Grade I Listed  Twelfth Century  12th Century  Cistercian  Monastery  Cellarium  Abbey Ruins  National Trust 

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