Kirkstall Abbey is one of the most complete Cistercian monasteries in Britain. Founded in 1152 by Cistercian monks, Kirkstall was a religious centre in Yorkshire until 1539 when it was closed by Henry VIII during the dissolution of the monasteries.
Kirkstall Abbey, Leeds Museums and Galleries
Kirkstall, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS5 3EH England
0113 230 5492http://www.leeds.gov.uk/kirkstallAbbey
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