SE5479 : Byland Abbey Gatehouse Remains

near to Wass, North Yorkshire, Great Britain

Byland Abbey Gatehouse Remains
Byland Abbey Gatehouse Remains
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.

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,

LinkExternal link - English Heritage Byland Abbey
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2011
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 3 August, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 17 August, 2011
Geographical Context
Derelict, Disused  Religious sites  Historic sites and artefacts 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 5475 7903 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:12.2461N 1:9.7294W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 5473 7905
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Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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