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List of Cistercian abbeys in Britain facts for kids

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This is a List of Cistercian monasteries (called abbeys) in Great Britain. The first Cistercian abbey in Great Britain was Waverley Abbey in Surrey, founded in 1128. In the next few years further abbeys were founded in other parts of Britain, notably Yorkshire and in Scotland and Wales.

Currently active abbeys

Abbeys, now dissolved, ruined or destroyed

Given in brackets are the date of foundation and which house the Abbey is a filiation of.

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