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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.

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abbey, church, dales, jervualx, ruins, worship, yorks

Comments

  • WatscapePhoto
    WatscapePhotoalmost 5 years ago

    It’s a stunning doorway, Trevor. Super photo.

  • thanks Steve

    – Trevor Kersley

  • Tanya Newman
    Tanya Newmanalmost 5 years ago

    The doorway to another world, maybe :) absolutely lovely!

  • Thank you for your kind comments Tanya.

    – Trevor Kersley

  • BCImages
    BCImagesalmost 5 years ago

    excellent

  • cheers mate

    – Trevor Kersley

  • ozzzywoman
    ozzzywomanalmost 5 years ago

  • Thank you very much for the feature.

    – Trevor Kersley

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