S. Maria de Vallsanta
Community ID
 
1235
 
Town
 
Guimerà
 
Diocese
 
Tarragona (one source says Urgell)
 
Region
 
Catalonia
 
Corporate Status
 
Abbey
 
Date Founded
 
1237
 
Date Terminated
 
1589, May 13, due to the fact that only 3 nuns remained at the time.
 
Religious Order
 
Cistercian
 
Foundation Information
 

Founded by nuns from S. Maria de Bovera, who began the construction of the buildings in 1235.

 
Incorporated By
 

Nuns translated to S. Maria del Pedregal by order of the visitation abbot of Poblet.

 
Dependency Of
  
Architecture & Archaeology
 

The Gothic church was not finished until 1272. Only remains are the ruins of the church.

 
Contributors
 
Marie Kelleher
 
Date Started
 
1237
 
Date Finished
 
1589
 
Length
 
418