SO5300 : Ruins of Tintern Abbey

taken 1 year ago, near to Chapel Hill, Monmouthshire/Sir Fynwy, Great Britain

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Ruins of Tintern Abbey
Ruins of Tintern Abbey
The Abbey Church of St Mary (Tintern Abbey) was erected c1269-c1320.
This exceptionally fine and well preserved ruin is Grade I listed and a Scheduled Ancient Monument.
Grade I & A listed buildings and structures
Grade I listed buildings and structures are of exceptional importance and even internationally important. There are over 6000 in the country. Only 2.5% of listed buildings are Grade I listed.
In Scotland the classification is A
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Scheduled Monuments
In the United Kingdom, a scheduled monument is a 'nationally important' archaeological site or historic building, given protection against unauthorised change.
There are about 20,000 scheduled monuments in England representing about 37,000 heritage assets. Of the tens of thousands of scheduled monuments in the UK, most are inconspicuous archaeological sites, but some are large ruins.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 16 August, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 17 August, 2017
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Village, Rural settlement 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 5330 0000 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:41.8076N 2:40.6251W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 5319 0000
View Direction
EAST (about 90 degrees)
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