Easby Abbey

Easby Abbey is an abandoned abbey on the banks of the River Swale near Richmond in North Yorkshire.

Founded in 1152 by Roald, Constable of Richmond Castle, the Abbey of St Agatha, as it is also called, had canons rather than monks as inhabitants. They wore white habits and were known as the White Canons.

Easby Abbey fell into ruin in the 16th century following Henry VIII’s Dissolution of the Monasteries. Today, the abbey is maintained by English Heritiage and visitors can still see the lavish roof-height refectory.

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7 Day Weather Forecast

Expect a temp in the range 13.8℃ to 15.8℃ with wind speed 5.5 m/sec (SSW)
Wednesday, Oct 05
Expect a temp in the range 15.3℃ to 16.3℃ with wind speed 5.3 m/sec (SSW)
Thursday, Oct 06
Expect a temp in the range 9.5℃ to 11.6℃ with wind speed 5.4 m/sec (WSW)
Friday, Oct 07
Expect a temp in the range 12.8℃ to 13.2℃ with wind speed 6.1 m/sec (SSW)
Saturday, Oct 08
Expect a temp in the range 7.8℃ to 8.4℃ with wind speed 3.2 m/sec (WSW)
Sunday, Oct 09
Expect a temp in the range 7℃ to 8.5℃ with wind speed 2 m/sec (SW)
Monday, Oct 10
Expect a temp in the range 12.5℃ to 13.8℃ with wind speed 5 m/sec (SSW)

Richmond weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK

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