Rievaulx Abbey
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Rievaulx, Nr Helmsley, North Yorkshire, YO62 5LB

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1131-2First Abbey

Walter Espec, lord of Helmsley, builds temporary timber structures for the first monks sent from Clairvaux in France.

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1135-6Stone Structures

William, the first abbot, begins work on the first stone buildings.

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