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FOUNTAINS ABBEY

FOUNTAINS ABBEY
FOUNTAINS ABBEY

Atmospheric ruins of the great Cistercian abbey that stood here from the 12th century for 400 years.  Fountains Abbey is the largest monastic ruins in the United Kingdom.

Location/Address: Near Ripley
County: North Yorkshire
Post Code: HG4 3DY
Main Historic Period: Medieval
Link to featured article: Fountains in Yorkshire
Tip/Nearby: Studley Royal
Primary Management: National Trust
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