evesby Abbey was a Cistercian abbey founded by Founded by William de Roumare I, Earl of Lincoln, and monks from the abbey at Rievaulx in 1143. There are no remains left above ground of the abbey, but aerial shots and excavations show that the site was quite extensive. Revesby had a daughter house in Somerset at Cleeve.
1143   Revesby Abbey founded
 A new Cistercian abbey was founded by monks from Rievaulx in this year. The abbey was founded by William de Roumare I, earl of Lincoln and the first abbot was Ailred, who moved back to Rievaulx in 1146 to become the head of that abbey. 
1198   Cleeve Abbey colonised
 Monks from Revesby in Lincolnshire moved to Somerset and colonised the new abbey at Cleeve.[1] 


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