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Priory, Pembrokeshire

A priory is a monastery of men or women under religious vows that is headed by a prior or prioress. Priories may be houses of mendicant friars or religious sisters, or monasteries of monks or nuns. Houses of canons regular and canonesses regular also use this term, the alternative being "canonry". Priories first came to existence in Britain in the physical sense as subsidiaries to the Abbey of Cluny.
Administrative CountyPembrokeshire
Traditional CountyPembrokeshire
OS GridSM9007
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Region
CountryWales
Police AuthorityDyfed Powys
 

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