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" Rieval enjoy on the north bank. But the situation of the place rendered this impossible ; the two houses were too near each other to allow of it, for at every hour of the day and night the one convent could hear the bells of the other; and this was unseemly,... "
The Yorkshire Archaeological Journal - Page 391
1913
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Vallis Eboracensis: Comprising the History and Antiquities of Easingwold and ...

Thomas Gill - 1852 - 456 pages
...situation of the place rendered this impossible ; the two houses were too near each other to allow of it, for at every hour of the day and night the one convent could hear the bells of the other; and this was unseemly, and could not in any way long be borne." The history now turns aside to detail...
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The Publications of the Surtees Society, Volume 2; Volume 67

1876 - 320 pages
...situation of the place rendered this impossible. Moreover, the houses were so near to each other that, every hour of the day and night, the one convent could hear the bells of the other, a thing unseemly and not long in any wise to be endured." While they were resident here, the abbot,...
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Publications of the Surtees Society, Volume 67

1876 - 330 pages
...situation of the place rendered this impossible. Moreover, the houses were so near to each other that, every hour of the day and night, the one convent could hear the bells of the other, a thing unseemly and not long in any wise to be endured." While they were resident here, the abbot,...
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Excursion ... Programme & Arrangements

Yorkshire Archaeological Society - 1883
...have found their close proximity to the recently founded Abbey of Rievaulx a nuisance, inasmuch as every hour of the day and night the one convent could hear the bells of the other, " a thing unseemly and not long in any wise to be endured." In 1177 Roger gave them the present site...
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Gentleman's Magazine Library: Worcestershire. Yorkshire

1902 - 440 pages
...situation of the place rendered this impossible ; the two houses were too near each other to allow of it, for at every hour of the day and night the one convent could hear the bells of the other, and this was unseemly and could not in any way long.be borne." The history now turns aside to detail...
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The Ruined Abbeys of Great Britain

Ralph Adams Cram - 1905 - 315 pages
...just across the river Rye in point of fact: "The two houses were too near each other to allow of it, for at every hour of the day and night the one convent could hear the bells of the other; and this was unseemly, and could not in any way long be borne," so in 1147 Roger gave them two carucates...
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The Yorkshire Archaeological Journal, Volume 22

1913
...cell on the banks of the Rye. Mowbray again assisting them. Here, however, they found themselves ton near the Abbey of Rievaulx, for " at every hour of...gave them two carucates of land at Oldstead, near CoxwoUl, together with the churches of Thirsk, Hovingham, and Kirkby Moorside, and at Stocking they...
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