Abbey of St Agatha, Easby, North Yorkshire

Abbey of St Agatha, Easby, North Yorkshire
Photograph taken 27 June 2002 © Mr Alan Bradley LRPS. Source Historic England Archive ref: 322105

These are the standing remains of the Premonstratensian Abbey of St Agatha at Easby. The abbey was founded by Roald, Constable of Richmond Castle in 1155. It was suppressed (closed) in 1536. It comprises a church with cloister, sacristies, chapter house, refectory, dorter, guests' solar, reredorter and abbot's accommodation. There was a hospital attached to the abbey for 22 poor men. This site is now in the care of English Heritage (2010).

Location

North Yorkshire Easby

Period

Medieval (Middle Ages) (1066 - 1484)

Tags

abbey monastery dissolution religion faith ruin medieval (1066 - 1484) english heritage