Basic Site Details

Name: Llantarnam Abbey
Town, district or village: Llantarnam
City or county: Gwent
Country: Wales
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Notes: Cistercian abbey founded in 1179. Became a country house in 1554 following dissolution. Became an abbey again in 1946.

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1Country House  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 218341835 Rebuilding
Item 2 of 21923(?) Alterations


Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 2Thomas Henry WyattArchitect 18341835Rebuilding
Item 2 of 2(Sir) Robert Stodart LorimerArchitect 1923 Alterations


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Cory, ____Client for alterations by Lorimer, 1923


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Newman, John2000Gwent/Monmouthshire (The Buildings of Wales)Gwent/MonmouthshireLondon: Penguin Books Ltdpp336-8

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSLorimer and Matthew Collection LOR XSD/21