Fountains Abbey, North Yorkshire

RIBApix ref no RIBA5620
Artist/PhotographerSmith, Edwin (1912-1971)
CountryUK: England
CityFountains Abbey
Subject Date1526
Image Date1959
ViewExterior
StyleGothic
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceESP/ABB/501 (ES1174.4)
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Edwin Smith / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: Construction on this Cistercian abbey began in 1132 and was only completed in 1526 shortly before its dissolution in 1539. The tower was added in 1494-1526.

Subject tags

belfries, bell towers, churches, Landscape, riverside buildings, stone, ruins, rivers, abbeys