- Llantarnam Abbey
Llantarnam Abbey was a
Cistercian monasteryin Monmouthshire, south Wales, near Cwmbran.
It was founded as a daughter house of
Strata Florida Abbey, Ceredigion, in 1179. After its dissolution in 1558, it was used as a private residence, being initially acquired and rebuilt by a local landowner. William Morgan of Llantarnam (Lanternam in some old documents) bought the abbey in 1561 and the family became great landowners in Monmouthshire around this time.
The Morgans and the Earls of Worcester at Raglan became leaders of the Monmouthshire
Catholics. Thomas, the subject of this note, is thought to have been a member of the Llantarnam or the nearby Bassalegbranch of the Morgans of Tredegar. It was acquired by Reginald James Blewittand rebuilt in Elizabethanstyle to the designs of Thomas Henry Wyattin 1834-5.
In 1946 it became again a monastic institution, in the hands of the
Sisters of St. Josephof Annecy.
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