RIEVAULX , a
See also:village in the
See also:Riding of
See also:Yorkshire, England, 3 M . W. by N. of the small
See also:town of Helmsley, which is served by a branch of the North-Eastern railway . Here, exquisitely situated in a deep wooded valley, are the ruins of Rievaulx Abbey, a foundation by Walter 1'Espec in 1131 for
See also:Cistercians . The
See also:principal remains are those of the cruciform
See also:church, mainly Early
See also:English in date, and of the finest workman-
See also:ship . There are considerable fragments of the refectory, and all the important domestic buildings may be traced . A beautiful prospect over the ruins and the valley is seen from the terrace on the eastern flanking
See also:hill .
CHARLES PIERRE HENRI RIEU (182o-1902)
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