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Bolton Abbey (Priory), North Yorkshire

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Bolton Abbey from the north east
 
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Bolton Abbey from the north east
 
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Bolton Abbey from the east
 
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Bolton Abbey from the south
 
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Bolton Abbey from the south east
 
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Misalignment of walls
 
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Different types of windows
 
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Doorway and minor ruins
 
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Wall decorations
 
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The nave
 
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Window detail
 
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The nave from the north west
 
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River Wharfe north of the abbey
 
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Wall decoration
 
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Ceiling in the church showing Yorkshire rose
 
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Entrance to the church
 
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North entrance to the church
 
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Gargoyle
 
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Church and graveyard
 
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Windows on the south side
 
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Fountains Abbey, Ripon

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Eerily lit vaults
 
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Nave
 
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Abbey in silhouette
 
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Abbey in silhouette
 
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Tower
 
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Tower interior
 
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Nave
 
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Early evening
 
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Early evening
 
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Kirkham Priory, North Yorkshire

Setting, close to River Derwent

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Wide view of site and river
 
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Bridge over River Derwent
 
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Bridge over Derwent
 
'George Foster Laid The First Load of Stone on Kirkham Bridge Where ... Anno'
Carving on original bridge stonework
 
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Priory and River Derwent
 
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Priory and River Derwent
 
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View to remains across river
 
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View to remains across weir
 
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Picturesque setting
 
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Proximity to water supply
 
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Priory and River Derwent
 
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13th Century Gatehouse

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Cross plinth outside gatehouse
 
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Gatehouse
 
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Entrance
 
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Entrance
 
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Entrance
 
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Gatehouse carving detail
 
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Gatehouse carving detail
 
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Gatehouse carving detail
 
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Gatehouse carving detail
 
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Gatehouse carving detail
 
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Gatehouse wall
 
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Gatehouse inner
 
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Gatehouse rear
 
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Other Remains

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Wide view of wall remains
 
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Foundations
 
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Wall with scale
 
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Perpendicular style window
 
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Perpendicular style window
 
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Wall
 
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Wall 2
 
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Vaulting
 
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Vaulting
 
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Small arch
 
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Wall detail
 
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Decoration inside arch
 
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Kirkstall Abbey, Leeds

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Introduction sign
 
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How to build an abbey
 
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How to build an abbey
 
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How to build an abbey
 
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Economy of the abbey
 
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Abbey precinct
 
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The water supply
 
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Monastic diet
 
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The church in the Middle Ages
 
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The Norman conquest
 
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Cistercians
 
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Cistercian expansion
 
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Archaeology of Kirkstall Abbey
 
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Kirkstall Abbey in the 21st Century
 
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Colonel North
 
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Site plan
 
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Painting
 
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Engravings
 
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Engravings
 
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North side
 
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Arch detail
 
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Arch detail
 
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Arch detail
 
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Nave
 
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Nave
 
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Tower
 
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The guesthouse
 
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Inside cloisters
 
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West front and north wall
 
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Archeological remains
 
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Archeological remains
 
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Lindisfarne Priory, Northumberland

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Statue of Saint Aidan
 
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Norman architecture
 
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Carved Celtic stone
 
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Norman architecture
 
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Norman architecture
 
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Statue of Saint Cuthbert
 
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Statue of Saint Cuthbert
 
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The Priory from the cemetery
 
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Rievaulx Abbey, Helmsley

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Rievaulx Abbey
 
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Rievaulx Abbey
 
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Rievaulx Abbey
 
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Rievaulx Abbey
 
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Rievaulx Abbey
 
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Rievaulx Abbey
 
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Nave
 
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Rievaulx Abbey
 
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Rievaulx Abbey
 
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Rievaulx Abbey
 
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Rievaulx Abbey
 

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