photo: Bianca Duchek

                                      

                                                              

                          name

Fountains

                  latin name

 

 

S. Maria ad Fontes

Fontanae

Fontes

                   founded in

1132

            cistercian since

1135

                inhabited by

monks

             primary abbey

Clairvaux

              mother abbey

Clairvaux

         daughter abbeys

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kirkstead (1139)

Louth Park (1139)

Newminster (1139)

Woburn (1145)

Lyse Kloster (1146)

Kirkstall (1147)

Vandey (1147)

Meaux (1151)

                 dissolved in

1539

                        to visit

 

 

 

Fountains Abbey, Hall, Mill, Shop and Water Garden

November - February 10am - 4pm
March - October 10am - 5pm

                      address

 

 

 

 

Fountains Abbey & Studley Royal Water Garden

Ripon Nr Harrogate

North Yorkshire, UK

HG4 3DY

                         phone

+44 (0) 1765 608888

                             fax

                          email

                       internet

http://www.fountainsabbey.org.uk/