|1139||Kingswood Abbey founded|
|A Cistercian abbey was founded by monks from Tintern Abbey. The location of the abbey altered several times in the first few years, but finally settled at Kingswood in Gloucestershire. A sixteenth-century gatehouse is all that remains.|
|1170||Kingswood Abbey Founded|
|The Gloucestershire abbey was moved back to Kingswood and populated by monks from Tintern.|
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