SE2768 : Fountains Abbey, North Yorkshire

taken 1 year ago, near to Aldfield, North Yorkshire, Great Britain

Fountains Abbey, North Yorkshire
Fountains Abbey, North Yorkshire
Fountains Abbey is one of the largest and best preserved ruined Cistercian monasteries in England. It is located near to the village of Aldfield. Founded in 1132, the abbey operated for 407 years becoming one of the wealthiest monasteries in England until its dissolution in 1539 under the order of Henry VIII.The abbey is a Grade I listed building owned by the National Trust.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 19 June, 2018   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 25 June, 2018
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Village, Rural settlement  Religious sites 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 2751 6830 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:6.5909N 1:34.8429W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 2753 6829
View Direction
West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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