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"CLEEVE, a hamlet in the parish of Yatton, in the county of Somerset, 7 miles N. of Axbridge. The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of Bath and Wells, value £75, in the patronage of the Vicar of Yatton." From The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) Transcribed by Colin Hinson © 2003


References in the British Library:
  • The Abbey of S. Mary in the Vale of Flowers, Cleeve, Co. Somerset, with illustrations of Cistercian ritual and arrangment. [Reprinted from "Papers read at the Royal Institute of British Architects," etc.]. London, [1876.]


You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Cleeve area that are recorded in the GENUKI church database. This will also help identify other churches in nearby townships and/or parishes. You also have the option to see the location of the churches marked on a map.

Church History

  • The parishes of Yatton, Kenn, Kingston Seymour, Cleeve and Claverham are now a part of the Yatton Moor Team Ministry. The team Rector is based in Yatton.

Description and Travel

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Historical Geography

You can see the administrative areas in which Cleeve has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.
You can see maps centred on OS grid reference ST460660 (Lat/Lon: 51.390408, -2.777500), Cleeve which are provided by:


You can also see Family History Societies covering the nearby area, plotted on a map. This facility is being developed, and is awaiting societies to enter information about the places they cover.