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Bolton Abbey, west end

Bolton Abbey, west end

Artist: Grimm, Samuel Hieronymus

Medium: Ink on paper

Date: 1773

Shelfmark: Additional MS 15548

Item number: f. 28

Genre: Manuscript

The abbey was founded in 1151 as a priory by Alicia de Romilly for a cell of Augustinian Canons. A new ornate west tower was begun in 1520. It was however never finished before the priory was dissolved in 1539.

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