• St. Dogmaels

    GLANPWLLAFON & CAPEL CARANOG

    by  • June 21, 2013 • Church, House, Medieval, Modern, Pembrokeshire, Period, Post-Medieval, Site Type, St. Dogmaels • 0 Comments

    History: The name means ‘On the Bank of the River Pool’. Reference was made in 1600 to “Capell Cranog” – a mediaeval chapel dedicated to St. Caranog stood here. Reference was made on 23rd June 1612 and in 1665 to “Cappell Crannog”. In 1768 the property, referred to as “…Clan Pwwll Avon, otherwise Cappall...

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    CAERAU

    by  • June 20, 2013 • Cemetery, Hillfort, House, Iron Age, Medieval, Modern, Pembrokeshire, Period, Post-Medieval, Site Type, St. Dogmaels • 0 Comments

    History: The name means ‘Round Walls’. A Post-Roman cemetery is located here within an Iron Age  multivallate enclosure. On 20th May 1417 eight acres of land at “Caire Llandebloden” was released by Philip ap Ieuan ap Madoc Vichan to his nephew – Philip ap Ieuan ap Ieuan ap Madoc Vichan. His father, Ieuan ap...

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    ALBRO CASTLE (CARDIGAN UNION WORKHOUSE)

    by  • June 19, 2013 • House, Modern, Pembrokeshire, Period, Post-Medieval, Public Building, Site Type, St. Dogmaels • 5 Comments

    History – The Cardigan Poor Law Union was formed in 1837. In April 1837 Daniel Evans, architect, produced plans and estimates for building and decoration here. Though not yet begun, the workhouse is nevertheless marked on the 1838 Tithe Map. In 1839 work commenced on the building by William Owen of Haverfordwest, probably to...

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    ST. DOGMAELS ABBEY

    by  • June 19, 2013 • Abbey, Medieval, Modern, Pembrokeshire, Period, Post-Medieval, Site Type, St. Dogmaels • 8 Comments

    History: In 1113 Robert fitz Martin, the new Norman Lord of Cemais (since ca.1109), founded a Priory “…near the ancient cell of St. Dogmael…” He brought thirteen monks from Tiron (now Thiron-Gardais) in Normandy, France, for that purpose. The reformed Benedictine Order of Tiron was founded between 1106 and that year by St. Bernard...

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    ABBEY OF ST. MARY TIMELINE

    by  • February 7, 2013 • Abbey, Medieval, Modern, Pembrokeshire, Period, Post-Medieval, Site Type, St. Dogmaels • 0 Comments

    Timeline: 1113 – Robert fitz Martin, Lord of Cemais, founded a Priory “…near the ancient cell of St. Dogmael…” He brought thirteen monks from Tiron in Normandy for that purpose. The reformed Benedictine Order of Tiron was founded that year by St. Bernard of Abbeville. 1118 – Robert fitz Martin brought another thirteen monks...

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