Abbot's Staith Buildings, Water Lane, Selby - Selby

C15 or early C16, two storey, 'H' shaped plan warehouse built for Selby Abbey. Mainly of magnesian limestone ashlar with some brick. The roof is modern, the building is in poor condition and the roof is deteriorating. Historic England has supported the cost of a condition survey and a programme of urgent works. Discussions with the owner, a local community group and Selby district council are on-going regarding the longer term future of the building.

Abbot's Staith Buildings, Water Lane, Selby - Selby
© Selby District Council

Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: The Abbot's Staithes
  • Heritage Category: Scheduled Monument
  • List Entry Number: 1004181
  • Local Planning Authority: Selby
  • Site Type: Industrial > Textile industry site


  • Building Name: Abbot's Staith Buildings
  • Street Name: Water Lane
  • County: North Yorkshire
  • District / Borough: Selby
  • Parish: Selby
  • Parliamentary Constituency: Selby and Ainsty
  • Region: Yorkshire

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Building or structure
  • Condition: Poor
  • Occupancy / Use: Part occupied/part in use
  • Priority: C - Slow decay; no solution agreed
  • Previous Priority: C
  • Ownership: Private
  • Designation: Scheduled Monument and Listed Building grade II*, CA
  • List Entry Number(s): 1004181 and 1167663