Bolton Priory was founded by the Augustinians in around 1154 in a setting of great beauty on a bend in the River Wharfe. On the Dissolution of the Monasteries in 1534, the lead was stripped from all the roofs except for the nave of the church and the gatehouse; the nave is still intact. The front of the church is an outstanding example of Early English architecture.
Address :Bolton Abbey, BD23 6EX North Yorkshire
Jun-Aug: 9am-9pm, last admission 6pm; mid Mar-end May and Sep-Oct: 9am-7pm, last admission 5.30pm; early Oct-mid Mar: 9am-6pm, last admission 6pm
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