Tony Grist (poliphilo) wrote,
Tony Grist
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Kirkstall Abbey


Kirkstall Abbey is a Cistercian house on the outskirts of Leeds- and one of the best preserved monastic ruins in the country. Last time we were here- about ten years ago- it was looking a bit scruffy, but they've since spent £5.5 million doing it up. It's owned by Leeds Council- and admission is free.



The Abbey Church from the north



Church interior, looking East.



North transcept



North East corner of clositer



North range of cloister, with entrance to chapter house
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