Singleton Abbey, Swansea, Wales.
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita
N 51° 36.636 W 003° 56.566
30U E 434719 N 5718150
Quick Description: In 1920 Singleton Abbey became the core of Swansea University and now houses the University's administration. The Abbey is architecturally and historically fascinating and houses many acclaimed works of grand art.
Location: South Wales, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 1/5/2012 9:06:46 PM
Waymark Code: WMDEWA
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 6

Long Description:
"Singleton Abbey is a large nineteenth-century mansion built in the neo-Gothic style. The house was built for John Henry Vivian, an industrial magnate of great wealth whose son, Henry Hussey Vivian, became District Lord of Swansea. In 1920 Singleton Abbey became the core of Swansea University and now houses the University's administration. The Abbey is architecturally and historically fascinating and houses many acclaimed works of grand art".

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Full name of the abbey/monastery/convent: Singleton Abbey, Swansea, Wales.

Address:
Singleton Abbey,
Swansea University
Swansea, Swansea Wales


Religious affiliation: Not Known

Web Site: [Web Link]

Status of Use: Converted to Other Use

Date founded/constructed: Not listed

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