ST MARY'S PRIORY (BENEDICTINE) ABERGAVENNY

Site Details



NPRN
20703
Map Reference
SO31SW
Grid Reference
SO30091411
Unitary (Local) Authority
Monmouthshire
Old County
Monmouthshire
Community
Abergavenny
Type of Site
PRIORY
Broad Class
Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Period
Medieval

Site Description


The conventual buildings of St Mary's Priory (Benedictine), Abergavenny (established in about 1100, suppressed 1535), arranged about a cloister, 35m by 25m overall, to the south of the church (Nprn377); adapted as a private residence after 1535 (Nprn20699), demolition in 1953 left only the base of the exterior wall and the much altered chapter house.
Associated with the tithe barn standing 24m to the west (Nprn43353).

(source Os495card; SO31SW1)

Associated with:
Medieval & later borough (Nprn96275).

RCAHMW AP94-CS 0575
RCAHMW AP945076/48; 965103/57

J.Wiles 13.09.02

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