Neath Abbey
N 51° 39.622 W 003° 49.618
30U E 442800 N 5723588
Quick Description: A Cistercian Monastry Located Near The Town Of Neath.
Location: South Wales, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 3/22/2010 5:42:53 AM
Waymark Code: WM8EGQ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
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Long Description:
This was once the largest abbey in Wales, It was established in 1129AD when Sir Richard de Granville gave 8,000 acres of his estate to the Savignic Monks from Western Normandy, The monks Arrived in 1130AD, The archaeology of the abbey was eventually excavated between 1924 and 1935
At present time it is free entry to the abbey and is worth a visit.
Full name of the abbey/monastery/convent: Neath Abbey

Monastery Road

Religious affiliation: Cistercian Monastry

Date founded/constructed: 1130

Web Site: [Web Link]

Status of Use: Acitvely Used

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