Shap Abbey ruins, raining in early August 2019

  • Description

    It is a short walk from the parking area, over an old bridge to cross the river and up the slightly inclining road to reach this point where an interpretive marker stands and identifies some of the key details of the place and its significance before Henry VIII and after. Leaving aside the religious meaning, the intellectual function at the time, and the economic force in this corner of the world, the sheer physical mass of (what remains today of) the place is impressive. To source the stone, cut it to measure and fit it for lasting strength --all without the aid of power tools and computers-- is hard to fully appreciate. Context courtesy of English Heritage online, https://www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/places/shap-abbey/history/" rel="noreferrer nofollow">www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/places/shap-abbey/history/
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    anthroview
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    What does this mean? Attribution-NonCommercial License
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    Link: https://www.flickr.com/photos/44853622@N06/49542418803/
    Resource type: Image
    Added by: Edmund Anon
    Last modified: 7 months, 3 weeks ago
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    Picture Taken: 2019-08-10T07:38:09
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