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Monmouthshire Photographic Memories

Monmouthshire Photographic Memories

The photo 'Tintern, the Abbey from the south west 1893' appears in this book.

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Caption for Tintern, The Abbey From The South West 1893: The south-west wall is being renovated at the time of writing. The present remains were built in the decorated style between 1270 and 1301.

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Memories of Tintern

I found out that my great-grandmother was born at Tintern, she came with her parents to Warrington in 1870. Warrington was a big name in Wire and so was Tintern, that is the link. We first visited Tintern in 2003 and fell in love with it and the area. My ancestors were all bBaptised, married and buried at St (...Read full memory)

He's got exactly the same photo, and I remember standing watching him take it as the sun shone through the ruins and thinking to myself I'm not sure which I love more, him or the Abbeys we visit together. Tintern will always feel like our special place.

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