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Remains of Coverham Abbey
Coverham is located in North Yorkshire
Coverham shown within North Yorkshire
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54°16′20″N 1°50′28″W / 54.27224°N 1.84105°W / 54.27224; -1.84105Coordinates: 54°16′20″N 1°50′28″W / 54.27224°N 1.84105°W / 54.27224; -1.84105

Coverham is a village in Coverdale on the border of the Yorkshire Dales in North Yorkshire, England. It lies only 1 mile (1.6 km) west of the town of Middleham.[1]

The ruins of the Grade I listed Coverham Abbey are in the village[2] and the site has no access to the public.[3] Holy Trinity Church is said to have a slope at its south east corner whereby the gradient is so steep, that even though you are in the graveyard you cannot see the church nor hear the bells for the adjacent waterfall.[4][5]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Lower Wensleydale > About the Area > Towns & Villages > Coverham". Retrieved 6 January 2016. 
  2. ^ "Coverham Abbey Ruins - Coverham with Agglethorpe - North Yorkshire - England". Retrieved 6 January 2016. 
  3. ^ "Coverham Abbey Gatehouse Premonstratensian Canons KIng Richard lll Middleham Leyburn North Yorkshire Richmondshire England English". Retrieved 6 January 2016. 
  4. ^ "GENUKI: Coverham". Retrieved 6 January 2016. 
  5. ^ "Holy Trinity Church, Coverham". Retrieved 6 January 2016. 

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Media related to Coverham at Wikimedia Commons