1200s wall painting in parish church, Easby Abbey. Richmond, North Yorkshire county, England, UK, Europe.
The still-active parish church at Easby Abbey displays wall paintings dating from the 1200s. The picturesque Easby Abbey (Abbey of St Agatha) was founded in 1152, but was suppressed by King Henry VIII in 1536-7 and fell into ruin. This Premonstratensian abbey was home to canons (ordained priests), rather than monks. Visit Easby Abbey on the River Swale, on the outskirts of Richmond, North Yorkshire county, England, United Kingdom. England Coast to Coast hike day 9 of 14. Overnight at Kings Head Hotel in Richmond. [This image, commissioned by Wilderness Travel, is not available to any other agency providing group travel in the UK, but may otherwise be licensable from Tom Dempsey – please inquire at PhotoSeek.com.]Add to Cart Add to Lightbox Download