This image is of the monks’ cellarium (the place where food was stored).
Fountains Abbey is approximately three miles south west of Ripon in North Yorkshire, England, near to the village of Aldfield. Founded in 1132, the abbey operated for over 400 years, until 1539, when Henry VIII ordered theDissolution of the Monasteries. It is one of the largest and best preserved ruined Cistercianmonasteries in England.
The abbey is a Grade I listed building owned by the National Trust and part of the designated Studley Royal Park including the Ruins of Fountains AbbeyUNESCOWorld Heritage Site.