Malmesbury Abbey, Wiltshire: the south front seen from the graveyard

RIBApix ref no RIBA5617
Artist/PhotographerSmith, Edwin (1912-1971)
CountryUK: England
CityMalmesbury
Subject Date1300
Image Date1958
ViewExterior
StyleGothic
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceESP/ABB/245 (ESB4979)
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Edwin Smith / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: This Benedictine abbey was consecrated in 1180. The walls and windows of the upper storey of the abbey were remodelled at the beginning of the 14th century. It was dissolved in 1539 and served as the parish church thereafter.

Subject tags

cemeteries, churches, arches, stone, abbeys