Fountains Abbey  West Riding


In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Fountains Abbey like this:

Fountains Abbey (1132), monastic ruin, in par. and 3 miles SW. of Ripon, E. div. West-Riding Yorkshire, within Studley Park; in W. vicinity of the abbey is the seat of Fountains Hall.

Additional information about this locality is available for Ripon

Fountains Abbey through time

Fountains Abbey is now part of Harrogate district. Click here for graphs and data of how Harrogate has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Fountains Abbey itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Fountains Abbey, in Harrogate and West Riding | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 23rd May 2022

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