Church of St Mary, Abergavenny, Monmouthshire

Diocese of Monmouth     (formerly: Llandaff)

N.B.Position of marker is approximate and does not necessarily show the exact location of the site.

Site OS Grid Ref: SO30111414

Church (Anglican)

Benedictine Priory founded 1087 by Hamelin de Ballon, benefactor of the Benedictine abbey of St Vincent, Le Mans, of which house Abergavenny became a dependency. The church was rebuilt during the fourteenth century by John, Lord Hastings. Restored 1828 and again 1881–82 by Thomas Nicholson of Hereford. Restored again in 1896 by E.A. Johnson.

For the history of the medieval priory see Monastic Wales.

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People associated with this site
   as architect: Edwin Arthur Johnson


Artworks at this site:
  Crucifix Crucifix
Church of St Mary, Abergavenny, Monmouthshire
  Virgin and Child with St Christopher and St Michael Virgin and Child with St Christopher and St Michael
1922
Church of St Mary, Abergavenny, Monmouthshire
east wall of the chancel
  The Crucifixion The Crucifixion
Church of St Mary, Abergavenny, Monmouthshire
north aisle
  The Adoration of the Shepherds and the Magi and Scenes from the Early Life of Christ The Adoration of the Shepherds and the Magi and Scenes from the Early Life of Christ
1957
Church of St Mary, Abergavenny, Monmouthshire
north transept
  Stations of the Cross Stations of the Cross
Church of St Mary, Abergavenny, Monmouthshire
nave
  New Testament Saints New Testament Saints
about 1916
Church of St Mary, Abergavenny, Monmouthshire
nave






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