Fountains Abbey Lindrick with Studley Royal and Fountains, England

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
248399
NHLE ID
1149811
Names
Fountains Abbey
Coordinates
54.1095151° N, 1.5840487° W

Location Map

Map showing the location of Fountains Abbey, Lindrick with Studley Royal and Fountains, England. (Note: The address shown in the upper-left panel is sometimes inaccurate.) Click here to view larger.

Aerial View

Aerial view of Fountains Abbey, Lindrick with Studley Royal and Fountains, England. (Note: The address shown in the upper-left panel is sometimes inaccurate.) Click here to view larger.

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Timeline

1135
Construction of Fountains Abbey
11 Jun 1986
Fountains Abbey designated a Grade I listed building
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Listed Building Data

Fountains Abbey is listed on the National Heritage List for England with the following data. Some information may have become outdated since the date of listing. Text courtesy of Historic England. © Crown Copyright, reprinted under the Open Government License.

List Entry ID
1149811
Grade
I
Name
FOUNTAINS ABBEY, WITH ANCILLARY BUILDINGS
Location
FOUNTAINS ABBEY, WITH ANCILLARY BUILDINGS, FOUNTAINS LANE
Grid Reference
SE 27487 68285