SN6332 : Talley Abbey ruins

taken 6 years ago, near to Talley, Carmarthenshire/Sir Gaerfyrddin, Great Britain

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Talley Abbey ruins
Talley Abbey ruins
Talley Abbey was established by the Premonstratensians (also known as the White Canons) in this part of what is now Carmarthenshire in conjunction with Rhys ap Gruffydd in or about 1185.

The abbey was dissolved by Henry VIII and the structure mined and quarried by the villagers for stone to build much of the present village and the chapel next to the abbey, from where this shot was taken.
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SN6332, 31 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 7 January, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 7 January, 2012
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Village, Rural settlement  Religious sites  Derelict, Disused  Burial ground, Crematorium 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SN 6328 3277 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:58.5916N 3:59.5165W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SN 6326 3283
View Direction
South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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