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The Lunatic Asylum stands on an eminence on the Old Monmouth road. It was built of stone in 1851.  There is a Chapel on site also of stone, with a Stained glass window and a bell turrett.

Plans for building an Asylum on a plot of land, costing 4,320 at Abergavenny for the joint Counties of Monmouth, Hereford, Brecon, Radnor and City of Hereford. 1848-1859
Source: MH 83/352 Public Record Office

Kelly's Directory for Monmouth Lunatic Asylum 1901
http://www.btinternet.com/~burtonvilla/kellys/kenny1a.htm

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