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Church of St Mary, Abergavenny, Monmouthshire


Diocese of Monmouth     (formerly: Llandaff)

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 188182 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


Works at this site:
  Virgin and Child with St Christopher and St Michael Virgin and Child with St Christopher and St Michael
designer: F. C. Eden
artist: George Daniels
1922
Church of St Mary, Abergavenny, Monmouthshire
east wall of the chancel (window number: I)
  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
firm/studio: William Morris & Co (Westminster)
designer: Frederick W. Cole
1957
Church of St Mary, Abergavenny, Monmouthshire
north wall of the north transept
  New Testament Saints New Testament Saints
designer: John Winbolt
about 1916
Church of St Mary, Abergavenny, Monmouthshire
nave
  The Tree of Jesse The Tree of Jesse
artist: Helen Whittaker
2016
Church of St Mary, Abergavenny, Monmouthshire
east wall of the north aisle chapel (Lewis Chapel)

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

Site OS Grid Ref: SO30111414



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