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A history of Kirkstall Abbey

A history of Kirkstall Abbey

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Published in [Leeds .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 1456, no. 10.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination33,[1]p.,plate
Number of Pages33
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16996006M

An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio. An illustration of a " floppy disk. Software An illustration of two photographs. Full text of "Architectural description of Kirkstall abbey". THE HISTORY AND THE ABBEY THE HISTORY AND THE ABBEY Cistercian Monks built Kirkstall Abbey in on the wooded banks of the River Aire. The same monks built Kirkstall Forge around A.D. as a result of their activities in the area. It is stated that among the earliest activities of the monks, in addition to farming, were those involved.

A History of Leeds. Compiled from various authors. To which is added, an history of Kirkstall Abbey - Ebook written by. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read A History of Leeds. Compiled from various authors. To which is added, an history of Kirkstall Abbey. In our first video we introduce you to the history of Kirkstall Abbey. Follow a manual added link. Farmer Joe’s Vlog. Created by Temple Newsam. YouTube videos. Join our new online book club hosted by Leeds Art Gallery and Leeds Libraries. Books are selected by artists and we’ll meet online every second Wednesday of the month.

The listing (or scheduling) of these buildings and archaeological remains should be in the context of the complete water power system between Kirkstall Abbey and Armley Mills. It should also reflect years of industrial development and the social history of Kirkstall which .   The English Cistercian houses, of which there are such extensive and beautiful remains at Fountains, Rievaulx, Kirkstall, Tintern, Netley, &c., were mainly arranged after the same plan, with slight local variations. As an example, we give the ground-plan of Kirkstall Kirkstall Abbey. Abbey. which is one of the best preserved.


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History of Kirkstall Abbey, Near Leeds, Yorkshire: With an Historical Sketch of the Cistercian Order of Monks: An Account of the Founding, Succession of Abbots, Etc Hardcover – Octo by Anonymous (Author)Author: Anonymous. History Of Kirkstall Abbey, Near Leeds, Yorkshire: With A Historical Sketch Of The Cistercian Order Of Monks () [John Heaton Publisher] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

History Of Kirkstall Abbey, Near Leeds, Yorkshire: With A Historical Sketch Of The Cistercian Order Of Monks (). Kirkstall is one of the best-preserved Cistercian abbeys in England. History. The tale of Kirkstall Abbey begins in the middle of the 12th century when Henry de Lacy, the powerful lord of Pontefract, fell seriously ill.

He vowed that if he recovered he would found a monastery in gratitude. Now nothing more than ruins, the abbey dates back to the 12th century both the ground of the abbey and the museum which sits within the grounds is said to be haunted. The abbey's most famous ghost is that of a spirit called Mary, who's said to have witnessed her husband taking his own life.

The Rev W.H. Burgess also included parts of the Coucher Book of Kirkstall in his History of Accrington, back in As for Google translate, your flogging a dead horse, a lot of the Coucher book is written in Church Latin, I had to get a high ranking Catholic Priest, to tranlate some of it, the words in question were not in any dictionary's in Accy Library.

Last month, the society had its summer picnic at Kirkstall Abbey in western Leeds. Kirkstall Abbey is a major historical site for the city of Leeds and held an important role in the city’s development from the High Middle Ages onwards.

The abbey’s history begins in the mid th century with local Anglo-Norman nobleman Henry de Lacy (died ), 4 th Baron of Pontefract and 5 th Lord of Bowland. In. Kirkstall Abbey is a ruined Cistercian monastery in Kirkstall, north-west of Leeds city centre in West Yorkshire, England.

It is set in a public park on the north bank of the River Aire. It was founded c. It was disestablished during the Dissolution of the Monasteries under Henry VIII. THE ABBEY OF KIRKSTALL On a bed of sickness Henry Lacy, grandson of Ilbert de Lacy, to whom the Conqueror had given with other possessions the lordship of Blackburnshire, vowed that if he recovered he would found an abbey of the Cistercian order.

Anticipating A Memory Of Kirkstall Abbey In among my family genealogical records is a note that an ancestor of mine named Richard de Berecrofte gave lands to Kirkstall Abbey in the 12th century.

I am SO looking forward to visiting the Abbey next year and taking my own pictures of it. You can find pictures of Kirkstall Abbey showing it off in a rural setting as a quiet peaceful place, but for most of its history this was not always the case, as photographer and historian MARK STEVENSON discovers From its founding in until its dissolution by Henry Vlll in the Abbey served as a place of business and worship.

Diplomatics Complete Names Complete Cartulary Number: Title: The Coucher Book of the Cistercian Abbey of Kirkstall Bibliographic Title: The Coucher Book of the Cistercian Abbey of Kirkstall. In the West Riding of the County of York.

Lancaster, W. Two fourteenth-century chronicles have been attributed to Kirkstall: the ‘Long Chronicle’ and the ‘Short Chronicle.’ Both are preserved in the Bodleian Library, Oxford. Early history Kirkstall was historically an important centre of industry.

Kirkstall Forge lays claim to being the longest continually used industrial site in Britain founded in the 13th century by the Cistercian monks of the abbey, and a number of printers. In the 12th century Cistercian monks founded Kirkstall Abbey, a daughter house of Fountains Abbey in North Yorkshire.

The Abbey House Museum opposite the abbey tells the story of the community and the town. Henry De Lacey, Baron of Pontefract, gave the land for the foundation of the abbey, and Kirkstall has a few roads named in his memory.

History of Kirkstall Abbey, Near Leeds, Yorkshire: With an Historical Sketch of the Cistercian Order of Monks: An Account of the Founding, Succession (Paperback or Softback). The Insanity of Seller Rating: % positive.

The History of Kirkstall Forge through Seven Centuries A.D. by Butler, Rodney and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at “ Kirkstall Abbey, near Leeds, famous ruins of which are beloved by antiquaries and pleasure seekers is reported to be haunted, ” wrote The Evening News on June 1st The sightings of a mysterious, ghostly figure triggered a Kirkstall Abbey ghost hunt around it’s railway station and ruins.

The coucher book of the Cistercian abbey of Kirkstall, in the West Riding of the county of York. Printed from the original preserved in the Public record office; by Kirkstall Abbey; Lancaster, William Thomas; Baildon, W.

Paley (William Paley), Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Print version: History of Kirkstall Abbey, Yorkshire, antiquarian and picturesque. London: H. Washbourne, Several both of the printed books and MSS. (saith my informant, Thomas Wilson,) had belonged to Kirkstall Abbey, and were purchased after the Dissolution by the Cooke family.

At the death of the last owner in [sic], they were purchased by Mr. Swale, a bookseller in Leeds. The Coucher Book of the Cistercian Abbey of Kirkstall, in the West Riding of the County of York: Printed from the Original Preserved in the Public Record Office.

Kirkstall Abbey. J. Whitehead & son, printers, - Yorkshire (England) - pages. 0 Reviews.COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.Kirkstall Abbey Excavations - by David E Owen, T A Hume & H E Jean Le Patourel: and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at