Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for VALLE-CRUCIS

VALLE-CRUCIS, an ancient Cistertian abbey in Llandysilio parish, Denbigh; in a beautiful dingle, 2 miles NNW of Llangollen. It was founded in 1200, by Madoc ap Gruffydd Maelor; it had a cruciform church, with central tower; and it is now represented by interesting remains of the church, and by a farmhouse embodying the domestic conventual buildings.

(John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72))

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "an ancient Cistertian abbey"   (ADL Feature Type: "historical sites")
Administrative units: Denbighshire AncC
Place: Valle Crucis

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