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Aberyswyth and Strata Florida Abbey.

Aberyswyth and Strata Florida Abbey.

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Published by Woodmansterne in Watford .
Written in English


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8 colour slides.

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Open LibraryOL19323732M

Strata Florida Abbey Abbeys and Priorys in Wales, where to go and what to see in Wales They also built roads and bridges which brought pilgrims and traders to the abbey. A shrewd move. Strata Florida quickly became not only a site of huge religious significance in Wales but also a natural home for Welsh culture. Book Now Before it's Too. Find Book Shops near Aberystwyth, get reviews, directions, opening hours and payment details. Search for Book Shops and other retailers near you, and submit a review on

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  Strata Florida Abbey Ystrad Meurig, SY25 6ES 0 (0) RATE THIS! ARE YOU A BUSINESS? CLAIM THIS LISTING. Families recommends that you check any details with the listing provider before visiting. Rate This. posted by you April,26, | . The remote Strata Florida Abbey, (Dolgoch 16miles; Ty’n Cornel 17 miles) sheltered in the lee of the Cambrian Mountains, was an established centre for Medieval culture. The silent ruins date back to when it was built by Cistercian monks near an even earlier monastic settlement.


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Located in a tranquil and picturesque valley, Strata Florida Abbey is one of Wales' most significant ancient sites. The name 'Strata Florida' means Vale of Flowers.

This Welsh Cistercian abbey was completed in the s, having taken 90 years to build. Sadly, the building was soon damaged by lightning, and later on by war. The first abbey of Strata Florida, founded by the Norman Robert fitz Stephen in for the Cistercians, lay 2ml away from the present site, by the banks of the Afon Fflur from which Strata Florida (Vale of Fflur, or 'flowers') derives its name.

It was a daughter house of the great Cistercian abbey at Whitland, and the first colony of monks. Y Bwthyn, Ystrad Meurig is situated in Ystrad Meurig. Free WiFi is available throughout the property. The holiday home has 3 bedrooms, a TV, an equipped kitchen with a dishwasher and a microwave, a washing machine, and 2 bathrooms with a bath or s: 1.

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Scenery, walking, cycling and more. Cambrian Coast Railway Line. Explore the Gwynedd coast. See the old waterwheel. Strata Florida Abbey. Historic religious centre. Aberystwyth town walk. Walking and cycling ideas.

Transport to Aberystwyth. Town map and street plan. In the Anglo-Norman lord, Robert fitz Stephen, founded Strata Florida Abbey on the banks of the River Fflur, on a site known today as yr hen fynachlog, which means ‘the old monastery’.The original site was colonised by a group of monks from r, the following year Robert’s lands were over run by the Welsh lord, Rhys ap Gruffydd (d.

), prince of Deheubarth. The lush Teifi Valley nestles within the Cambrian Mountains, a remote and unspoilt area of mid Wales. Lying between Snowdonia and the Brecon Beacons, the Cambrians are the source of several Welsh rivers - including the Teifi.

This walk explores the valley carved out by the River Teifi and home to the dramatic ruins of Strata Florida Abbey. Saint Padarn's Church is a parish church of the Church in Wales, and the largest mediaeval church in mid-Wales. Founded in the early sixth century, St Padarn's Church has gone through many changes, from a Welsh monastic centre (a clas), a Benedictine priory, a clas again, a royal rectory, a church controlled by Chester's Vale Royal Abbey, and since a parish church under a y: Wales.

The Cistercians, as you may know, liked to build their monasteries in remote places, and they don't come a lot more remote than Ystrad Fflur (the Vale of Flowers) which latinised becomes Strata Florida. It is still a peaceful and, in its own understated way, beautiful spot.

The only thing that jars is the roofs that Cadw have perforce erected to protect the very fine medieval tiles in the. Dear all of you, we are very glad you made it too, and that you enjoyed yourselves.

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Discover the stunning landscape of the Teifi Valley in Ceredigion Follow a winding river shaped by ice and water Explore the picturesque ruins of the Strata Florida Abbey Find out how people lived and worked in the area over the centuries Tales of the Teifi Valley A self-guided walk around Strata Florida in mid Wales w w w.

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Abbots of Strata Florida. A list of the known abbots of Strata Florida. Enoc: monk of Vaucelles and possibly monk of Whitland; founding abbot, David:. -when he died.

Seisillus: occurs as abbot in Deniawal: occurs as abbot c. Cadwgan of Llandyfai:?c. A monk of Strata Florida, it seems that Cadwgan served as abbot the house briefly before he was elevated to the. The Abbey at Strata Florida in its heyday in the 13th and 14th centuries loomed large in the culture and politics of Wales and even now wears an aura of hiraeth as an icon of Welsh historical.

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Strata Florida Abbey Translated from Latin as Vale of Flowers, the monks of this former Cistercian monastery farmed thousands of sheep to provide an income, which they used to Author: Chiara Rinaldi. Book your holiday for 4th June onwards Aberystwyth Cottages; Aberystwyth Cottages.

Iron Ages may be harder to spot, physical ruins from the C12th onwards can be found at the historic Monastic site of Strata Florida Abbey.

Impressive arched doorways stand tall and the lay-out of the central cloister is still mostly intact. To organize the long distance Pilgrimage from the Strata Florida Abbey to Abbey Cwmhir, 25 miles across the wild country of mid Wales, annually in July and other walks in December (cf Walks).

The Abbey Trust takes an active part in research work to do with the architectural history of the Abbey, its archaeology and its place in the national.Full text of "The Cistercian Abbey of Strata Florida: Its History, and an Account of the Recent Excavations " See other formats.In the dark 60ft long cellar it is believed that seven monks lay buried.

It is said that that seven monks came to Nanteos with the dissolution of the monasteries inwith the Cistercian Abbey Strata Florida in danger, the monks fled to Nanteos for safety bringing with them a .