Fountains Abbey, North Yorkshire

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Founded by Cistercian monks in 1132, this is the largest monastic ruin in Britain and part of a World Heritage Site. It has many interesting things to see in a beautiful natural setting.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
318150
Names
Fountains Abbey
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Coordinates
54.109685° N, 1.581495° W

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Resources

  1. Fountains Abbey: The Cistercians in Northern England
  2. Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal (National Trust Guidebook)
  3. Official Website of Fountains Abbey Official website.
  4. The National Heritage List for England English Heritage.

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Fountains Abbey (North Yorkshire, England)
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April 11, 2015