Rievaulx Abbey Rievaulx, England

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

Facts, Stats & Visitor Info

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Rievaulx Abbey
54.257563° N, 1.116647° W


  • 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...