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Tintern Abbey, Gwent, Wales

Tintern Abbey, Gwent, Wales
©  Crown copyright.NMR
Reference Number: HAW 9436/20
Caption: By the 18th century, Tintern Abbey had become a tourist attraction for so-called 'Romantic' tourists including William Wordsworth. By the early 20th century, the abbey was recognised as a monument of national importance and was purchased by the Crown for £15,000 in 1901. Initial conservation of the structure and its environs was completed by 1928.
Photographer: H A Wingham Date Taken: May 1958
Collection: Harold Wingham
Archive Holder: English Heritage NMR