Skell sentence example
The church stands a short distance to the north of the river Skell, the FIG.
A considerable portion of this house was erected on arches over the Skell.
It is pleasantly situated at the confluence of the streams Laver and Skell with the river Ure, which is crossed by a fine bridge of nine arches.
It lies in the sequestered valley of the river Skell, 3 m.
The little Skell descends from the uplands of Pateley Moor to the west a clear swift stream, traversing a valley clothed with woods, conspicuous among which are some ancient yew trees which may have sheltered the monks who first sought retreat here.Advertisement
In 1132 the prior and twelve monks of St Mary's abbey, York, being dissatisfied with the easy life they were living, left the monastery and with the assistance of Thurstan, archbishop of York, founded a house in the valley of the Skell, where they adopted the Cistercian rule.
The name was probably first applied to the valley of the Skell, a very minor tributary of the Don.
Hailing from New York, Mariss Skell stars in The One Night, a comedy film.