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St Dogmael's Abbey
Pembrokeshire - St Dogmaels, Dyfed, Wales
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St Dogmael's Abbey is a ruined medieval monastery, just south west of the town of Cardigan. The monastery was founded in 1115 as a rare Tironian house, on the site of a "clas", or Celtic church. It later was reestablished as a Benedictine monastery. The monks of St Dogmael's owned the Isle of Caldey, which became a popular pilgrimage centre in the Middle Ages.

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