Fountains Abbey is one of the largest and best preserved ruined Cistercian monasteries in England. It is located approximately 3 miles (5 kilometres) south-west of Ripon in North Yorkshire, near to the village of Aldfield. Founded in 1132, the abbey operated for 407 years becoming one of the wealthiest monasteries in England until its dissolution in 1539 under the order of Henry VIII.More pictures of Fountains Abbey by Tom Curtis...
Camera Make: Canon Model: Canon EOS 30D
Exposure Program: Shutter Priority, Focal length: 30 mm, Aperture: f 25, ISO: 200, Exposure time: 1/50 sec, Exposure Bias: 0 EV
Date/Time Creation: January 1, 2000, 12:01 am
ImageID:1216470, Image size: 1320 x 2000 pixels
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