SJ2044 : Valle Crucis Abbey - west end of the nave

taken 5 months ago, near to Berwyn, Denbighshire/Sir Ddinbych, Great Britain

Valle Crucis Abbey - west end of the nave
Valle Crucis Abbey - west end of the nave
This part of the abbey was restored in the 19th century to give an impression of the church's original height.
Valle Crucis Abbey
The Cistercian abbey of Valle Crucis was founded in 1201 by Madog ap Gruffudd (Griffith in English) with 13 monks from Strata Florida abbey. Like most abbeys in England and Wales, it was dissolved under the 1536 Act of Suppression. The West end of the church was repaired by Sir George Gilbert Scott in 1872. It is now in the care of CADW, open to the public at certain times. The ruins area grade I listed (list entry 19693) and a Scheduled Ancient Monument.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 21 May, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 11 June, 2017
Geographical Context
Religious sites  Derelict, Disused 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 2041 4417 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:59.3357N 3:11.2254W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 2040 4417
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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