Grace-Dieu Park

GRACE-DIEU PARK, an extra-parochial liberty, in the Lower division of the hundred of Raglan, union and county of Monmouth, 4½ miles (W. by S.) from Monmouth; containing 11 inhabitants. An abbey of the Cistercian order was founded here, in 1226, by John of Monmouth, Knt., in honour of the Blessed Virgin: at the Dissolution it contained two monks, whose revenue was £26. 1. 4.

Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, 7th edition, published in 1848.

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