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The Abbey Gatehouse, Byland with Wass

Description: The Abbey Gatehouse

Grade: II
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

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

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

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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