Publication details for Ms Freya HorsfieldHorsfield, F. (2016). Rievaulx Abbey: update on a long-term landscape conversation. Teesside Archaeological Society Bulletin 20: 22-24.
- Publication type: Journal Article
- ISSN/ISBN: 2058-5144, 2058-5152
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As the countdown begins to the ioo" anniversary of national guardianship be,ginning at Rievaulx
Abbey in 1917, collaborations are now underway to examine the surprisingly understudied
archaeology of this heritage icon. Rievaulx Abbey has been a part of the North Yorkshire landscape for
nearly 900 years. The name conjures images of the evocatively ruinous buildings at the heart of the
former Cistercian monastery north of Helmsley. The abbey's history is more complex than that of its
monastic phase, however, although it is this phase which is most well-known.