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Byland Abbey

A Grade I Listed Building in Byland with Wass, North Yorkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.2035 / 54°12'12"N

Longitude: -1.1591 / 1°9'32"W

OS Eastings: 454951

OS Northings: 478960

OS Grid: SE549789

Mapcode National: GBR NMBT.VY

Mapcode Global: WHD8S.5LBX

Entry Name: Byland Abbey

Location: Byland with Wass, Ryedale, North Yorkshire, YO61

County: North Yorkshire

District: Ryedale

Parish: Byland with Wass

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Listing Date: 4 January 1955

Last Amended: 11 December 1985

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

English Heritage Legacy ID: 329579

Source ID: 1315790

Listing Text

BYLAND WITH WASS MAIN STREET
SE 57 NW (east side)
Byland
4/20 and 5/20 Byland Abbey (previously listed
as By land Abbey and Abbey
4.1.55 gateway to the North West)
GV I


Abbey church and monastic buildings. Now ruinous. Late C12, early C13 and
C15. Limestone ashlar and rubble. Substantial remains of church including
west front standing almost to full height. Ruins of monastic buildings
standing to height of approximately 5 metres in places. For descriptions
see DoE guidebook. Scheduled Ancient Monument. Peers C. "Byland Abbey" DoE
official guidebook. Pevsner N. "Yorkshire: the North Riding" 1966.


Listing NGR: SE5495378960

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