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Monmouth church with the priory

Monmouth church with the priory

Medium: Etching

Date: 1799

Shelfmark: Ktop XXXI

Item number: 7-b

Genre: Topographical Print

Monmouth, the capital of Monmouthshire, is located on the banks of the River Morrow, and was considered an attractive spot to sketch. The clergyman William Coxe, who visited around1801 noted: "Near a picturesque bridge over the Morrow, the scene is peculiarly wild and romantic; the spire of the church and the remains of the priory are almost the only objects which rise above the thick mantle of wood."

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