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BYLAND WITH WASS MAIN STREET SE 57 NW (east side) Byland 4/20 and 5/20 Byland Abbey (previously listed as By land Abbey and Abbey 4.1.55 gateway to the North West) GV I
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