Jervaulx Abbey #1 by Trevor Kersley

Pentax K10D DSLR. 1 July 2009

Jervaulx Abbey in East Witton near the city of Ripon, was one of the great Cistercian abbeys of Yorkshire, England, founded in 1156. Initially a Savigniac foundation, the abbey was later taken over by the Cistercian order and responsibility for it was taken by Byland Abbey.Originally founded in 1145 at Fors in Wensleydale. It was moved ten years later to a site a few miles away on the banks of the Ure.It was dissolved in 1537, and its last abbot was hanged for his part in the Pilgrimage of Grace.

Pentax K10D 18-55mm

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  • WatscapePhoto
    WatscapePhotoover 5 years ago

    Super shot, Trevor. Love the light. Great narrative too.

  • Thanks Steven…these are part of a series that I took this morning.

    – Trevor Kersley

  • Mike Oxley
    Mike Oxleyover 5 years ago

    Very nice. Very nice, indeed.

  • Thanks very much for your comments Mike they are very much appreciated.

    – Trevor Kersley

  • Shaun Whiteman
    Shaun Whitemanover 5 years ago

    Nicely done, wonderfully composed!!

  • Thanks Shaun for your comments

    – Trevor Kersley

  • mousesuzy
    mousesuzyover 4 years ago

    Good effect, you have certainly brought this old abbey to life. Enjoyed the narrative too.

  • Thank you very much for your kind comments

    – Trevor Kersley

  • pat gamwell
    pat gamwellover 4 years ago



  • Thank you very much for the feature Pat.

    – Trevor Kersley

  • Audrey Clarke
    Audrey Clarkeover 4 years ago

  • thank you Audrey

    – Trevor Kersley

  • Barry Norton
    Barry Norton11 months ago

    Congratulations, this image is featured in the B/N of E Group for the week commencing 30th April 2014.
    If you wish to thank me for the feature you may like to comment on something of mine.

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