People and Places of the Past

Egglestone Abbey

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Egglestone was a premonstratensian Abbey founded between 1195 and 1198 although the current buildings date from the thirteenth century. It is located on the Tees near Barnard Castle in County Durham. It is cared for by English Heritage and open all reasonable hours.

The Abbey viewed across the river from the north.

The Nave viewed from the south.

The Presbytery.

The tomb of Sir Ralph Bowes.

The Cloisters.

The Infirmary.

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