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6 Comments CherryPie on Mar 10th 2016

Although the Abbey was founded in 1087 by nobleman Robert FitzHamon, building of the present Abbey did not start until 1102. Built to house Benedictine monks, the Norman Abbey was near completion when consecrated in 1121.
Embellishments to the long nave roof and the apsidal chancel were made in the first half of the 14th century [...]

4 Comments CherryPie on Mar 9th 2016

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