Description: The Abbey Gatehouse
Date Listed: 4 January 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 329582
OS Grid Reference: SE5476179025
OS Grid Coordinates: 454761, 479025
Latitude/Longitude: 54.2041, -1.1620
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BYLAND WITH WASS OLDSTEAD LANE
SE 57 NW
4/23 The Abbey Gatehouse (previously
4.1.55 listed together with Byland
Gatehouse to Byland Abbey (q.v.), now ruinous. Early C13. Limestone ashlar
and rubble. Remains of gateway across approach road to abbey, and return
wall. Gateway: roll-moulded imposts carrying roll-moulded capitals
supporting round arch of 2 hollow-moulded orders with hoodmould. Remains of
springer for vault above. Return wall contains pointed doorway of 2 orders
with keeled mouldings, now blocked, carried on plain imposts with moulded
capitals. This wall is now incorporated into the farm buildings of College
Farm (q.v.) which are of no special interest. Pevsner N. "Yorkshire: the
North Riding" 1966.
Listing NGR: SE5474979033
Source: English Heritage
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