Wellow Abbey was an abbey in Lincolnshire, England. It was founded about 1110 by Henry I of England, as a house of Austin canons. The date of foundation is not known precisely. It was also known as Grimsby Abbey.
The abbey was built on a hill, and its grounds covered around ten acres, surrounded by a wall and ditch. Buildings included a grange for the abbot and a kitchen, which was built above a spring that also supplied water to a mill at the base of the hill. At dissolution, its possessions included more than seven hundred acres of land.
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- Page, William (1906). "Houses of Austin canons: The abbey of Grimsby or Wellow". A History of the County of Lincoln. Victoria County History 2 (British History Online). pp. 161–163. Retrieved 2014-08-27.
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- George Shaw (21 October 2008). Old Grimsby. Lulu.com. pp. 45–46. ISBN 978-1-4092-3671-9.
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