Rievaulx Abbey is a former Cistercian abbey headed by the Abbot of Rievaulx. It is located in the village of Rievaulx (pronounced REE-voh), near Helmsley in North Yorkshire, England.
It was once one of the wealthiest abbey's in England and was dissolved by Henry VIII of England in 1538. Its ruins are now a tourist attraction.
Category: Buildings - Novelty / Interesting