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Usk Priory. Monmouthshire

The original convent at Usk was for five nuns of the Benedictine order.

In 1970 a woman visiting Monmouthshire’s Usk Priory, one winter saw five ghostly nuns walking from the far end of the house, by the library, towards the church.

The original convent at Usk was for five nuns of the Benedictine order. At the suppression of the monasteries the five nuns were pensioned off, having given their allegiance to the king, thereby saving their lives and the probable destruction of the priory.

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