iddlesden Abbey was a Cistercian abbey populated by monks from Garendon Abbey. Nothing of the abbey now remains and the site is occupied by a private house. The abbey was founded in 1147. In the early years of the eighteenth century some walls of the abbey range did still survive but they were all demolished to make way for the private house that now stands on the spot.
Biddlesden Abbey, a new Cistercian abbey was founded in 1147 by Ernald de Bosco with monks from Garendon. ¹
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Selection of references used:
1. Various, The Cistercian Abbeys of Britain, 1998, ISBN:0-7134-8392-X