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Byland Abbey, Byland with Wass

Description: Byland Abbey

Grade: I
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

Locality: Byland with Wass
Local Authority: Ryedale District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: YO61 4BD

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Listing Text

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

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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