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Tintern Abbey, Wales. Founded by Walter de Clare, Lord of Chepstow, in 1131. The original church dates to 1150, though it was rebuilt in grand fashion in the late 13th century. In contrast to normal Cistercian simplicity of design, Tintern was decorated with intricate floor tiles and painted glass. At the time of the Dissolution, Tintern was the richest monastic establishment in all of Wales.

Tintern Abbey, Wales. Founded by Walter de Clare, Lord of Chepstow, in 1131. The original church dates to 1150, though it was rebuilt in grand fashion in the late 13th century. In contrast to normal Cistercian simplicity of design, Tintern was decorated with intricate floor tiles and painted glass. At the time of the Dissolution, Tintern was the richest monastic establishment in all of Wales.

Tintern Abbey is a ruin in England that Woodsworth became inspired to write his poem "Tintern Abbey"

Tintern Abbey is a ruin in England that Woodsworth became inspired to write his poem "Tintern Abbey"

The ruins of Tintern Abbey in South Wales, the result of Henry VIII's dissolution of the monasteries, which brought 400 years of monastic life to an abrupt end in the 1530s.

The ruins of Tintern Abbey in South Wales, the result of Henry VIII's dissolution of the monasteries, which brought 400 years of monastic life to an abrupt end in the 1530s.

Gothic Monastery Ruins in France | Gothic Cistercian Abbey Ruins on the River Wye in South Wales

Gothic Monastery Ruins in France | Gothic Cistercian Abbey Ruins on the River Wye in South Wales

Pillars of the Earth, ruins of Tintern Abbey, Wales

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William Wordsworth - Lines composed a few miles above Tintern Abbey on revisiting the banks of the Wye during a tour. 13 July 1798.

William Wordsworth - Lines composed a few miles above Tintern Abbey on revisiting the banks of the Wye during a tour. 13 July 1798.

Tintern Abbey ~ Monmouthshire, Wales. I want to go there and recite "Tintern Abbey Lines"

Tintern Abbey ~ Monmouthshire, Wales. I want to go there and recite "Tintern Abbey Lines"

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