Rievaulx Abbey Rievaulx, England

Founded by St. Bernard of Clairvaux in 1132, Rievaulx Abbey now lies in picturesque ruins in a North Yorkshire valley.

Abbey Church from South
David Joyal

Facts & Stats

Id
248449
Best Known As
Rievaulx Abbey
Full Name
Rievaulx Abbey
Also Known As
Rievaulx Abbey Listed
Coordinates
54.257563° N, 1.116647° W  (map)

Contact Info

Address
YO6 5LB
Phone
01439 798228

Timeline

Listed Building Description

SE 58 NE/SE RIEVAULX MAIN STREET (east side, off) 3/111 Rievaulx Abbey 5/111 (Formerly listed as Abbey) 4.1.55

GV I

Abbey Church and monastic buildings, now ruinous. C12, C13, C14, C15. Sandstone and limestone. For descriptions see DoE Guidebook. Scheduled Ancient Monument. Peers, Rievaulx Abbey, DoE official guidebook; Pevsner, Yorkshire: The North Riding, 1966.

Listing NGR: SE5763084998

Further Resources

  1. Fergusson, Prof. Peter. Rievaulx Abbey: Community, Architecture, Memory.
  2. Fergusson, Peter. Rievaulx Abbey.
  3. The National Heritage List for England: 1175724, /resultsingle.aspx?uid=1175724. Historic England.
  4. Official Website of Rievaulx Abbey. Historic England. Official source.