Tintern Abbey


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Tintern Abbey,

ruins of an abbey, Monmouthshire, W. England, near Chepstow. It was founded for Cistercians in 1131 by Walter de Clare and now consists mainly of 13th- and 14-century English work. It is the subject of a poem by Wordsworth.
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The room was most dear to her, and she would not have changed its furniture for the handsomest in the house, though what had been originally plain had suffered all the ill-usage of children; and its greatest elegancies and ornaments were a faded footstool of Julia's work, too ill done for the drawing-room, three transparencies, made in a rage for transparencies, for the three lower panes of one window, where Tintern Abbey held its station between a cave in Italy and a moonlight lake in Cumberland, a collection of family profiles, thought unworthy of being anywhere else, over the mantelpiece, and by their side, and pinned against the wall, a small sketch of a ship sent four years ago from the Mediterranean by William, with H.
Charles Heath, Historical and Descriptive Accounts of the Ancient and Present State of Tintern Abbey (Monmouth: Charles Heath, 1806), unpaginated, [63] after "Contents.
Other attractions taking part include Castell Coch, Harlech Castle and Tintern Abbey.
Prepare to be spellbound as Tales of Wales will be told in the inimitable style of Cat Weatherill at Raglan Castle and Megan Lloyd tells the story of St David and other Welsh tales at Tintern Abbey on the banks of the RiverWye.
Tills at the two North Wales landmarks,plus Caerphilly castle and Tintern Abbey in Monmouthshire, took almost 6,000 euros -about pounds 4,000 -between June and the end of September.
the music of Arvo Part, an extraordinary Estonian composer, having recently been to a concert of his in the ruins of Tintern Abbey, a wonderfully moving experience.
While the creamy, buttered chicken is in itself delicious, it is the topping of Tintern Abbey cheese that is the real revelation.
As part of this month's Big Draw Campaign at Caerphilly Castle, Tintern Abbey and Criccieth Castle, Cadw is inviting visitors to put pen to paper and draw inspiration for its 25th anniversary celebrations next year.
All references to William Wordsworth's "Lines written a few miles above Tintern Abbey, On revisiting the banks of the Wye during a Tour, July 13, 1798" are from "The Cornell Wordsworth," Lyrical Ballads and other Poems, 1797-1800, eds.
WHEN Patrick Mauldin saw the stunning beauty of Tintern Abbey, he knew it was the place where he'd propose to the love of his life.
Cadw-owned sites and the Wales Millennium Centre, the Senedd and Tintern Abbey will turn off their lights from 8.
Built over 900 years ago for the monks at Tintern Abbey, the owners have restored it to its former glory and turned it into a beautiful five-bedroom home.