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Detail The Cistercian Abbey Of Tintern Is One Of The Greatest Monastic Ruins Of ...

Detail The Cistercian Abbey Of Tintern Is One Of The Greatest Monastic Ruins Of  ...

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Description: Detail The Cistercian abbey of Tintern is one of the greatest monastic ruins of Wales It was only the second Cistercian foundation in Britain , and the first in Wales , and was founded on 9 May 1131 by Walter de Clare , lord of Chepstow It soon prospered , thanks to endowments of land in Gwent and Gloucestershire , and buildings were added and updated in every century until its dissolution in 1536 UK Europe

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