Byland Abbey NHLE Data

Byland Abbey is listed on the National Heritage List for England with the following data. Some information may have become outdated since the date of listing. Text courtesy of Historic England. © Crown Copyright, reprinted under the Open Government License.

Listed Building Data

List Entry ID
1315790
Grade
I
Name
BYLAND ABBEY
Location
BYLAND ABBEY, MAIN STREET
Grid Reference
SE 54951 78959

Listed Building Details

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