Byland Abbey, Byland with Wass
Description: Byland Abbey
Date Listed: 4 January 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 329579
OS Grid Reference: SE5495178959
OS Grid Coordinates: 454951, 478959
Latitude/Longitude: 54.2034, -1.1591
Location: Wass, North Yorkshire YO61 4BD
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BYLAND WITH WASS MAIN STREET
SE 57 NW (east side)
4/20 and 5/20 Byland Abbey (previously listed
as By land Abbey and Abbey
4.1.55 gateway to the North West)
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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Source: English Heritage
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