Alnwick Abbey

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Alnwick Abbey


Alnwick

  • Description

    "Keys to the Past Web Site: A Premonstratensian abbey founded in 1147 by Eustace Fitz-John and dissolved in 1539. Medieval documents record between 17 and 30 canons lived at the abbey. The remains of the abbey were discovered during excavations in 1889 when the complete ground plan was revealed. Apart from the gatehouse, only the outlines of the abbey buildings are visible, roughly laid out in tarmac. The gatehouse dates to the late 14th century, with some minor alterations and restoration in the late 18th or 19th century." Photo by Les Hull, 2005.
  • Owner

    Les Hull
  • Source

    Geograph (Geograph)
  • License

    What does this mean? Creative Commons License
  • Further information

    Link: http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/122681
    Resource type: Image
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 6 years, 10 months ago
    Viewed: 619 times
    Picture Taken: 2005-02-02
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