Rievaulx Abbey

Rievaulx Abbey


Rievaulx, United Kingdom (GB)
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.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rievaulx_Abbey

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