Rievaulx Abbey Rievaulx, England 1132-45
Founded by St. Bernard of Clairvaux in 1132, Rievaulx Abbey now lies in picturesque ruins in a North Yorkshire valley.
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Listed Building Description“The National Heritage List for England,” English HeritageNovember 30, 2011Reprinted with permission on May 30, 2012.
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. continue reading →
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- The National Heritage List for England. English Heritage. November 30, 2011. Web.
- “Official Website of Rievaulx Abbey.” English Heritage. Web. Official website.
- Fergusson, Peter. Rievaulx Abbey (English Heritage Guidebook). English Heritage. Print.
- Fergusson, Prof. Peter. Rievaulx Abbey: Community, Architecture, Memory. Print.
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