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Fountains Abbey, Yorkshire, England modern ruins vacant building abandoned places, via Cyndi Young

Fountains Abbey, Ripon. One of the most mystical and peaceful places I have ever been to. Can't wait to go again.

Tucked away in a scenic river valley just outside Ripon, Fountain's Abbey is a World Heritage Site and a picture of medieval grandeur.

Sunrise at Fountains Abbey - glorious Yorkshire

(Absolutely a temple to the Light, maybe later repurposed as a temple to Sol) Sunrise at Fountains Abbey - glorious Yorkshire--I've been but never during a sunrise, the ruins truly are amazing!

Sunrise at Fountains Abbey - glorious Yorkshire

(Absolutely a temple to the Light, maybe later repurposed as a temple to Sol) Sunrise at Fountains Abbey - glorious Yorkshire--I've been but never during a sunrise, the ruins truly are amazing!

Fountains Abbey, North Yorkshire, England I walked through this abbey early in the morning...there wasn't a soul around. It was an eerie experience

Fountains Abbey - North Yorkshire - England Fountains Abbey, in North Yorkshire, was founded by Cistercian monks in 1132 and is the largest monastic ruin in Britain.

Fountains Abbey is one of the largest and best preserved ruined Cistercian monasteries in England. It is located approximately three miles south-west of Ripon in North Yorkshire, near to the village of Aldfield. Founded in 1132, the abbey operated for over 400 years, until 1539, when Henry VIII ordered the dissolution of the Monasteries. The abbey is listed as a Grade 1 building....one can hope! http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fountains_Abbey

Fountains Abbey is one of the largest and best preserved ruined Cistercian monasteries in England. It is located approximately three miles south-west of Ripon in North Yorkshire, near to the village of Aldfield.

Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Water Garden

Help the National Trust ensure the future of the Studley Royal Water Garden at Fountains Abbey, Ripon, by discovering its past


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