Fountains Abbey

/ ˈfaʊntɪns /


  1. a ruined Cistercian abbey near Ripon in Yorkshire: founded 1132, dissolved 1539; landscaped 1720

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He may also be called the founder of Fountains Abbey, which was built on land assigned by him out of his domain of Ripon.

The architecture or Fountains Abbey is mixed; in some parts are seen the sharp-pointed windows, in others the circular arches.

Fragments of pierced work in Gothic patterns which formed parts of pipe heads have been found at Fountains Abbey.

In 62 general character it may be compared with that at Fountains Abbey, which was built during the same time.

I thought we could, perhaps, go to Fountains Abbey to-day, and you would come with us?'


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