Church of St Nicholas and St John, Monkton Priory, Pembrokeshire

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Site OS Grid Ref: SM979014
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Church (Anglican)
Priory Church of St Nicholas & St John (Evangelist). Founded by Arnulph Montgomery c.1098 and given to the Benedictine Abbey of St Martin, Seez, Normandy. Nave (thirteenth century) only used as parish church after the dissolution. Restored 1887-95 by John Prichard of Llandaff, who returned the original priory quire to use.

For further history of the medieval house see Monastic Wales.

People associated with this site
   as architect: John Prichard


Artworks at this site:
  Virgin and Child Virgin and Child
about 1974
Church of St Nicholas and St John, Monkton Priory, Pembrokeshire
sanctuary of the north chancel chapel
  Solomon with a Model of the Temple and Attendant Figures Solomon with a Model of the Temple and Attendant Figures
firm/studio: Percy Bacon Brothers
about 1920
Church of St Nicholas and St John, Monkton Priory, Pembrokeshire
east wall of the north chancel chapel
  Hiram King of Tyre Hiram King of Tyre
firm/studio: Percy Bacon Brothers
about 1920
Church of St Nicholas and St John, Monkton Priory, Pembrokeshire
north wall of the north chancel chapel
  Boaz and Jachin Boaz and Jachin
firm/studio: Percy Bacon Brothers
about 1920
Church of St Nicholas and St John, Monkton Priory, Pembrokeshire
north wall of the north chancel chapel
  The Ascension of Elijah The Ascension of Elijah
artist: C. E. G. Gray
1901
Church of St Nicholas and St John, Monkton Priory, Pembrokeshire
north wall of the chancel
  The Ascension The Ascension
artist: C. E. G. Gray
1901
Church of St Nicholas and St John, Monkton Priory, Pembrokeshire
south wall of the chancel
  The Sacrifice of Isaac The Sacrifice of Isaac
artist: C. E. G. Gray
1901
Church of St Nicholas and St John, Monkton Priory, Pembrokeshire
north wall of the chancel
  Christ in the Garden of Gethsemane Christ in the Garden of Gethsemane
artist: C. E. G. Gray
1901
Church of St Nicholas and St John, Monkton Priory, Pembrokeshire
north wall of the chancel
  The Crucifixion with Scenes from the Early Life of Christ The Crucifixion with Scenes from the Early Life of Christ
firm/studio: Herbert Davis
1904
Church of St Nicholas and St John, Monkton Priory, Pembrokeshire
east wall of the chancel
  Christ the Good Shepherd and Christ the Light of the World Christ the Good Shepherd and Christ the Light of the World
firm/studio: Herbert Davis
1906
Church of St Nicholas and St John, Monkton Priory, Pembrokeshire
south wall of the chancel


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