Medieval tiles, Strata Florida Abbey, Pontrhydfendigaid

Strata Florida medieval tiles (AW251)

©Paul Edwards 2011

Taken in the afternoon in March 2011, at NGR SN7469665707. These medieval floor tiles are in one on the subsidiary chapels in the grounds of Strata Florida Abbey, a Cistercian abbey near Pontrhydfendigaid, Ceredigion. The abbey was originally founded in 1164. The name Strata Florida is a corruption of the Welsh Ystrad Fflur, meaning Valley of (the river of) Flowers. Canon EOS 40D, Canon EF-S 17-85mm lens at 35mm, hand-held. Exposure F8 at 1/400 secs. Original image in Raw format, resolution 3240 x 2430 pixels.

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