SE5479 : Gatehouse, Byland Abbey

near to Wass, North Yorkshire, Great Britain

Gatehouse, Byland Abbey
Gatehouse, 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.

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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Wednesday, 3 August, 2011   (more nearby)
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Wednesday, 17 August, 2011
Geographical Context
Derelict, Disused  Religious sites  Historic sites and artefacts 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 5476 7902 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:12.2407N 1:9.7203W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SE 5479 7901
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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Twelfth Century  12th Century  Gatehouse  Place of Worship  Cistercian  Monastery  Abbey  Ruins  English Heritage  Scheduled Ancient Monument 

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