The ruins of Fountains Abbey, the largest monastic ruin in England, are picked out beautifully by the frost. Britain from Above: Month by
The ruins of Bolton Abbey in North Yorkshire / England (by bingleyman2).
The ruins of the Abbey of St. Mary in York founded in 1055. At one time this was the richest abbey in Northern England until King Henry VIII dissolved all monasteries and it was closed and partially destroyed.
The smaller quilt below features 9 of the 12 blocks from "the fresh picked posies" book. The applique fabrics in each block are the same as in the quilt above, but the background is the neutral print.
Glastonbury Abbey Ruins, England- This was one of my favorite places to see in all of England. The supposed burial place of King Arthur himself! The entire town is lovely.
Ruins of Holyrood Abbey in Edinburgh, Scotland; built in 1128 by King David I of Scotland
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The Queens Arms - Birmingham, England. Some of the best meals are found in the local pubs in Great Britain. ASPEN CREEK TRAVEL - firstname.lastname@example.org
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Castle Howard. England. Although it looks like a castle, Howard is actually a stately home - a private residence of the Howard family that has resided in the complex for more than 300 years. The house, located in North Yorkshire, England, is one of the largest residences in Britain. Its construction commenced at the end of the 17th century and lasted around 15 years.
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Caerphilly Castle is one of the great medieval castles of western Europe. One of the largest medieval fortresses in Britain, begun in 1268 by the Anglo-Norman marcher lord, Gilbert de Clare. Concentrically planned, the rings of stone and water defences are formidable even today.
Blast from the past
Sunbeams at Netley Abbey ruins Southampton, England
Trim Castle, Co. Meath, Ireland - the ruins are all that remains of Ireland's largest Anglo-Norman castle. Construction on the castle started in 1175 by by Hugh de Lacy and his son Walter during the Norman Invasion of Ireland. The castle was used in the movie Braveheart.
Bradgate House Ruins Thomas Grey, 2nd marquis of Dorset built Bradgate House with the likely completion date being 1520. This is one of the first unfortified great houses in England and one of the earliest post-Roman use of bricks. It was lived in by the Grey family for the next 220 years.The decline of the house started in the mid 18th century resulting in the ruins which are standing today.
The European Atrocity You Never Heard About - In the largest episode of forced migration in history, millions of German-speaking civilians were sent to Germany from Czechoslovakia and other European countries after World War II by order of the United States, Britain, and the Soviet Union.
Places to visit before die.