Rievaulx Abbey: Galilee Porch

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Rievaulx Abbey © David Gill

The Galilee Porch is situated at the north end of the nave of the abbey church at Rievaulx. This probably dates to the 12th century.

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Galilee Porch, Rievaulx Abbey © David Gill

The porch contains the graves of lay individuals including Isabel de Roos (d. 1264) and Jordan (Hic iacet Jordanus).

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Galilee Porch, Rievaulx Abbey © David Gill

Author: David Gill

David Gill is Honorary Professor in the Centre for Heritage at the University of Kent, and Honorary Research Fellow in the School of History and an Academic Associate in SISJAC at UEA; Professor of Archaeological Heritage.

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