2022

NZ0615 : Egglestone Abbey [3]

taken 2 years ago, near to Barnard Castle, County Durham, England

Egglestone Abbey [3]
Egglestone Abbey [3]
The east end of the abbey church.
Egglestone Abbey is a ruined Premonstratensian abbey on the south bank of the River Tees, about 1 miles southeast of Barnard Castle. Founded in the late 12th century, the abbey church was enlarged in the 13th century and partly rebuilt. The Abbey was ravaged by Scottish invaders in 1315 and by the English army in 1348. The Abbey was dissolved in 1540 by Henry VIII and some of the buildings were converted into a large house that was abandoned by the mid 19th century and partly demolished. Now in the care of English Heritage, the ruins are listed, grade I, with details at: LinkExternal link A Scheduled Ancient Monument with much history and detail at: LinkExternal link

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This photo is linked from: Automatic Clusters: · Church [35] · Barnard Castle [30] · 13th Century [20] · South Bank of the River Tees [15] ·
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NZ0615, 174 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
Michael Dibb   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Tuesday, 21 June, 2022   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 13 October, 2022
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 0627 1510 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:31.8684N 1:54.2775W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 0624 1510
View Direction
EAST (about 90 degrees)
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