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Newminster abbey near Morpeth Northumberland

Newminster abbey near Morpeth Northumberland

Medium: Watercolour

Date: 1780

Shelfmark: Ktop XXXIII

Item number: 19

Genre: Topographical Drawing

Newminster abbey, pictured here in ruins, was founded in 1147 by the Cistercian order. It was the first 'daughter church' of Fountain's abbey in Yorkshire and the 'mother church' of religious houses at Pipewell, Roche and Sawley.

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