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Bytham

Hob Uid: 1304410
Location :
Lincolnshire
South Kesteven
Castle Bytham
Grid Ref : SK9883317995
Summary : A Cistercian Abbey was founded at Bytham by William le Gros for an abbot and 12 monks from Fountains in 1147. However, the site was found to be unsuitable and the monks moved to, and founded, Vaudey Abbey.
More information : A Cistercian Abbey was founded at Bytham by William le Gros for an abbot and 12 monks from Fountains in 1147. However, the site was found to be unsuitable and the monks moved to, and founded, Vaudey Abbey. (1)

Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source : Medieval religious houses in England and Wales
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Page(s) : 117
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Medieval
Display Date : Extant
Monument End Date : 1149
Monument Start Date : 1147
Monument Type : Cistercian Monastery
Evidence : Documentary Evidence

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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SK 91 NE 37
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Associated Monuments : 348506
Relationship type : General association

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