Fountains Abbey

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A details description of all there is to see at Fountains Abbey would take several days to write.
Fountains Abbey
This Cistercian monastery founded in 1132 ran until the dissolution of the monasteries in 1539.
Fountains Abbey
It is a Grade 1 Listed building and also a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Fountains Abbey
Several buildings around the abbey actually straddle the River Skell
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Fountains Mill

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Fountains Mill was originally constructed in the 12th century by the monks of Fountains Abbey.
Fountains Mill
At various points in its life it was also a Saw Mill, Dairy and housed wartime refugees.
Fountains Mill
The mill ground corn all the way until 1927, a Gilkes turbine was installed in 1928 to produce electricity, which still operates today.

Bolckow and Vaughan – World War 1 Roll of Honour

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Bolckow and Vaughan created this plaque to commemorate their 670 employees who died in the Great War. It was made by C.F. Mundell and Company, Tees Joinery Works, Marsh Road, Middlesbrough.Each plaque is split up into the works or mine they originated from, zooming in on Flickr will allow you to read every name.
Bolckow and Vaughan - WW1 Roll of Honour
Middlesbrough Office, Middlesbrough Works, South Bank Works
Bolckow and Vaughan - WW1 Roll of Honour
West Auckland Colliery, Shildon Lodge Colliery, Byers Green Colliery, Newfield Colliery, Black Boy Colliery, Auckland Park Colliery
Bolckow and Vaughan - WW1 Roll of Honour
Leasingthorne Colliery, Westerton Colliery, Dean & Chapter Colliery
Bolckow and Vaughan - WW1 Roll of Honour
Newlandside Quarry, Eston Mines, North Skelton Mines, South Skelton Mines, Belmont Mines
Bolckow and Vaughan - WW1 Roll of Honour
The plaque is currently on display at Kirkleatham Museum

Bransdale Inscribed Guidestone

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This guidestone is very old and weathered and carries a number of difficult to read inscriptions.
The year 1712 and what could be “Hemsla” perhaps a variant on “Helmsley Road”
Bransdale Boundary Stones
Kirby is fairly clear (Kirkbymoorside) but the word below is a mystery.
Bransdale Boundary Stones
Finally the initials “IH” which I have no idea on.
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