SE5478 : Byland Abbey

taken 7 years ago, near to Wass, North Yorkshire, Great Britain

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Byland Abbey
Byland Abbey
Byland Abbey is a ruined abbey in the Ryedale district of North Yorkshire.

It was founded as a Savigniac abbey in January 1135 and was absorbed by the Cistercian order in 1147. It was dissolved on 30 November 1538
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Impressive remains of monastic buildings, standing to height of approximately 5 metres in places, including the lower half of a huge rose window can still be seen. The site, listed as a Scheduled Ancient Monument LinkExternal link , is in the care of English Heritage,

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SE5478, 82 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 3 August, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 17 August, 2011
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Religious sites  Derelict, Disused 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 5490 7891 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:12.1805N 1:9.5927W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SE 5490 7886
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Twelfth Century  12th Century  Place of Worship  Cistercian  Monastery  Ruins  Abbey  Scheduled Ancient Monument  English Heritage 

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