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The Abbey Gatehouse

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.2041 / 54°12'14"N

Longitude: -1.162 / 1°9'43"W

OS Eastings: 454761

OS Northings: 479026

OS Grid: SE547790

Mapcode National: GBR NMBT.7Q

Mapcode Global: WHD8S.3LYG

Entry Name: The Abbey Gatehouse

Listing Date: 4 January 1955

Last Amended: 11 December 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1149576

English Heritage Legacy ID: 329582

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

County: North Yorkshire

District: Ryedale

Civil Parish: Byland with Wass

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Coxwold St Michael

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text

BYLAND WITH WASS OLDSTEAD LANE
SE 57 NW
Byland

4/23 The Abbey Gatehouse (previously
4.1.55 listed together with Byland
Abbey)
GV II

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

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