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St Mary's Abbey Ruins

The Benedictine abbey of St Mary's (York) was founded by King William II in 1088. The ruins visible today date from a re-build between 1271 and 1294.

Further Reading

For anyone seeking additional information about either St Mary's Abbey or the King's Manor, the following publication is highly recommended:

  • Wilson, Barbara and Mee, Francis: "St Mary's Abbey and the King's Manor, York - The Pictorial Evidence", published by York Archaeological Trust (2009).

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St Mary's Abbey Ruins
Museum Gardens
York
YO1 7FR

 
Coordinates
Latitude: 53.962186000000
Longitude: -1.087893000000

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