Jervaulx Abbey - a real family affair

Having one of the country’s oldest surviving abbeys in your back garden might sound romantic, but for the Burdon family Jervaulx Abbey has been a real labour of love, as Catherine Scott discovers.
There is something magical about Jervaulx Abbey.
It is this sense of being in the presence of something extraordinary that has kept its private owners, the Burdon family, going even when the going got tough, which over the years it has. None more so than in 1982 when the precursor to English Heritage pronounced Jervaulx, in Wensleydale, one of the most dangerous sites in Britain, and said that it... read more

 
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