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TINTERN'S NOBLE COLUMNS AND STATELY WALLS STILL DEFY OLD TIME

TINTERN'S NOBLE COLUMNS AND STATELY WALLS STILL DEFY OLD TIME

The monks of Tintern, who would have cared for their priceless piece of fine and beautiful workmanship, were driven from it in the days of Henry VIII. Since then it has been uncared for. And yet, after nearly four hundred years of winter and summer, wind and wet, we can still get a view such as we have in the lower photograph, where one of the side aisles is still recognizable for what it was. Tintern lies on a narrow level by the right bank of the river Wye, in Monmouthshire, and is "the most perfect ruin in England."

Other pictures from The Ruined Abbeys of England


OLD CROWLAND, WITH ITS ABBEY CHURCH STILL IN PARTIAL USE

BEAULIEU PARISH WORSHIPS WHERE THE BEAULIEU PRELATES DINED

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