SE2536 : Kirkstall Abbey - reredorter (2)

taken 5 years ago, near to Headingley, Leeds, Great Britain

Kirkstall Abbey - reredorter (2)
Kirkstall Abbey - reredorter (2)
Looking down into a pair of privies in the reredorter (lavatory) in the part of the abbey known as the guest house. "En suite" it was not, but 13th century monks and their guests still had better sanitary systems than much of the world's population today. Grade 2 listed (list entry 1256647).
Kirkstall Abbey, Abbey Road, Leeds :: SE2636

Kirkstall is one of the​ finest remaining medieval Cistercian abbeys in Britain.

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Date Taken
Saturday, 30 July, 2016   (more nearby)
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Wednesday, 3 August, 2016
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Park and Public Gardens 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 2591 3620 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:49.2860N 1:36.4741W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SE 2590 3620
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South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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Reredorter  Grade II Listed  Abbey Ruins 

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