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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 or see them printed 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

You can see pictures of Cleeve which are provided by:


Ask for a calculation of the distance from Cleeve to another place.

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 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.