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Guidebook: Rievaulx Abbey

Guidebook: Rievaulx Abbey

Rievaulx Abbey was founded in 1132 as the first monastery of the reforming Cistercian order in the north of England. From humble beginnings when a founding party of about 30 men – one-third monks the rest lay brothers – came from Clairvaux in Burgundy in eastern France the abbey quickly…

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Rievaulx Abbey Stamp Collection

Rievaulx Abbey Stamp Collection

…exclusive range of English Heritage Stamps these stamps highlight some our famous properties throughout England. This stamp collection shows Rievaulx Abbey a major architectural influence on the medieval monastic church from the 12th to the 16th centuries and from the mid-18th century of major…

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Rievaulx Abbey 1000 Piece Jigsaw Puzzle

Rievaulx Abbey 1000 Piece Jigsaw Puzzle

The perfect gift for fans and visitors of Rievaulx Abbey this stunning 1000 piece jigsaw shows the ruins of Rievaulx Abbey against a brilliant blue sky. Rievaulx Abbey contains many phases of building and development from the 12th to the 15th centuries. Each rebuilding from the first stone buildings…

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Guidebook: Byland Abbey

Guidebook: Byland Abbey

The Abbey of Byland was regarded in its heyday as one of the three great monasteries of the north alongside Rievaulx and Fountains. But its beginnings were unpromising: it was only after 43 years and numerous moves from one unsuitable site to another that the community of Byland found its permanent…

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Guidebook: Kirkham Priory

Guidebook: Kirkham Priory

…them to the more widespread Cistercian order. The size and wealth of the Priory rivalled some of the more famous nearby Cistercian houses such as Rievaulx Abbey.During the 13th century the priory prospered under the patronage of the de Roos lords of Helmsley whose heraldry can be seen elaborately…

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