Mel Walters

Masons marks

  For more information about CPAT’s survey of the Abbey Cwmhir remains see Rees S.  Jones N. W. and Silvester R. Conservation and investigation at Cwmhir Abbey, Powys. Arch. Cam. Vol 154 (2005) and Jones N. W. Abbey Cwmhir: Survey of the Ruins. CPAT Report 225.2 (2000)

The Exhibits

“A construction of quite astonishing conception” ” The prime candidate for the culmination of early Gothic developments in the Cistercian churches of Wales is the nave at Cwmhir” Reference: David Robinson “The Cistercian in Wales”  (2006  Society of Antiquaries) Luckily, as a result of Henry VIII’s dissolution of the monasteries (Cwmhir: 2nd March 1537), five …

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Your visit

  The Exhibits   Activity pamphlets for children   Hunt the Mason Marks in the Ruins   Route descriptions for Community Heritage Walks   A free Quick Tour Guide of the Abbey is available as a leaflet to take with you from the leaflet stand in the Exhibition Room at Home Farm, Abbeycwmhir. Activity pamphlets …

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