Remarkable ground-penetrating technology has revealed more than 500 graves of Cistercian monks and lay brothers who once lived at Fountains Abbey in Yorkshire, now cared for by the National Trust. The abbey at the site existed from the early 12th century to its closure in 1539 during the Dissolution of the Monasteries. The conservation charity […]

via Ground breaking technology reveals location of monks’ cemetery and new evidence of their burial rituals at Fountains Abbey in Yorkshire — National Trust Press Office

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