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Ampleforth College

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  1. in North Yorkshire, England, is the largest private Catholic mixed boarding school in the United Kingdom, and it is occasionally referred to as the "Catholic Eton", a sobriquet also attached at different times to Beaumont (no longer open) and Stonyhu

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  2. first opened in 1802 and is run by the Benedictine monks of Ampleforth Abbey, the Community of St Laurence (a house within the English Benedictine Congregation), who trace their origins back nearly 1000 years to medieval Westminster

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  3. Although there are more than 90 monks in Ampleforth, only about 10 are in contact with the students, and other 2 in St. Martin's Ampleforth The school is situated in a picturesque valley with many sports pitches, forests and lakes

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  4. There are three lakes remaining of the original five constructed by the Fairfax Family centuries ago

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  5. The middle lake is stocked with trout (mainly brown and rainbow, although the occasional blue back has been seen)

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