|1134||Fountains Abbey Founded|
|Fountains abbey was founded.|
|1139||Kirkstead Abbey founded|
|A daughter house of Fountains Abbey. The initial location of the abbey proved unsuitable and the a new site was chosen near Horncastle in Lincolnshire.|
|1145||Woburn Abbey founded|
|A colony of monks from Fountains Abbey move to set up a new Cistercian abbey at Woburn.|
|1147||Kirkstall Abbey founded|
|A daughter house of Fountains Abbey, the abbey at Kirkstall was first located at Barnoldswick , but was moved a few years later to its current location near Leeds in West Yorkshire.|
|1150||Fountains Abbey cloisters rebuilt|
|Work began on rebuilding the cloisters at Fountains Abbey.|
|1210 - 1240||Fountains Abbey rebuilding work|
|Rebuilding work of the eastern parts at Fountains Abbey.|
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