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Rievaulx Abbey

Once the largest and most important monastery in England. Rievaulx (a Norman mangling of "Rye Vallis") is set in beautiful woodlands. The best preserved building is the church, particularly the east end, fully three stories in height, showing off Early English flying butresses

 

www.britainexpress.com/Where_to_go_in_Britain/Abbeys_and_...

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Taken on May 20, 2010