Tag: ruins

Roche Abbey: Of trees & stone

Since I’d already visited the ruins of Roche Abbey last year, my daughter and I took a walk around the perimeter, enjoying sights of water and woodland and wildflowers (documented in this previous post). Once within sight of the abbey itself, the camera angles… Continue Reading “Roche Abbey: Of trees & stone”

The Roche Abbey reaches

A mole hill leveller checks the cropped grass and ruins of Roche Abbey so that we visitors may walk unimpeded by the earthworks of those fossorial mammals. Two dikes provided water for the needs of the community and this one, Maltby Dike, ran under… Continue Reading “The Roche Abbey reaches”