GREY ABBEY (Greyabbey)

The tranquil ruins of the old Abbey at Greyabbey, County Down.



The Grey Abbey gives its name to the local village of Greyabbey in County Down. Founded in 1193 by the wife of the Anglo-Norman conqueror, John de Courcy, the abbey was the first fully gothic style building in Northern Ireland and is the finest example of Cistercian architecture in the province.

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Weight 50 g
Dimensions 400 × 50 × 15 mm
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