St Mary's Priory Church, Monmouth
(1101-present)

place and church (from 1101)

Aged 917

St Mary's Priory Church, in Whitecross Street, Monmouth, Monmouthshire, Wales, is an Anglican church founded as a Benedictine priory in 1075. The current church dates mostly from the 18th and 19th centuries. It was designated a Grade II* listed building in 1952. It is one of 24 buildings on the Monmouth Heritage Trail.

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St Mary's Priory Church was dedicated in 1101 by Bernard, Chaplin to Henry I, in the presence of Gwethenoc, the founder, and Abbot William of Saumur in Anjou. The church was rebuilt in 1882, retaining Norman remains and the 14th century tower.

English translation: Cysegrwyd Eglwys Priordy'r Santes Fair yn 1101 gan Bernard, Caplan Harri'r 1af, gyda Gwethenoc, y sylfaenydd, a'r Abad Gwilym o Saumur yn bresennol. Ailgodwyd yr Eglwys yn 1882, gan gadw y twr, o'r 14eg ganrif, a'r olion Normanaidd.

St Mary's Priory Church - Whitecross Street, Monmouth, United Kingdom where it built (1101)