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  The Nave, Neath Abbey, Neath, Glamorgan, Wales   Neath Abbey.

Looking along the nave, through the crossing, with the remains of two column bases in the foreground.

 

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  Arched ceiling, Neath Abbey, Glamorgan, Wales   Neath Abbey.

A nice vaulted ceiling within the lay brothers accommodation.

Long after the dissolution of the monasteries by Henry VIII an iron works grew up next to the monastry ruins and waste material from that works apparently covered the ruins. However in the 1920s a group of local archaelogists began to uncover the ruins and removed 7000 tons of waste.

 

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  The Tudor Mansion, Neath Abbey, Neath, Glamorgan, Wales   Neath Abbey.

A view of the whole of the Tudor Mansion ruins.

 

 

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  Tudor windows, Neath Abbey, Glamorgan, Wales   Neath Abbey.

This shows a small part of the Tudor Mansion which had no connection with the abbey except that it was on the same land. The mansion was inhabited for only about 100 years and was eventually abandoned because of the nearby industrial activity.

 

 

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