Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1148558

Date first listed: 20-Dec-1990

Statutory Address: BAYSDALE ABBEY


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Statutory Address: BAYSDALE ABBEY

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: North Yorkshire

District: Scarborough (District Authority)

Parish: Westerdale


National Grid Reference: NZ 62100 06662


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5/126 Baysdale Abbey


Large farmhouse. 1822 dated over door, with C17 altered left part and slightly later right section; on site of a Cistercian nunnery located here before 1211.

Coursed rubble; Welsh slate roof with stone ridge, copings and stacks; one brick stack. 2 storeys. Centre section 5 irregular bays. 6-panel door with patterned radial fanlight, in panelled reveal and wood architrave, in second bay. Datestone above with initials I D 1633, and above that a datestone of 1822 with initials M.R. Sash windows with glazing bars and projecting sills, some renewed, except at ground floor right a Yorkshire sash with fixed upper light. 3-bay right section has more regular stonework and scattered openings: 3 boarded doors, the central with overlight, casement to left and 3 replaced sashes with glazing bars above. Projecting staircase bay at left of main part has a pointed-arched window with Y-tracery. Older left part is lower and very irregular: modern glazed door, 2 boarded doors and 2 windows on ground floor; at first floor left a stair window with interlaced head and a small Yorkshire sash; at right 2 wide late C20 windows. A set-back bay at extreme left has an extruded porch with 6-panel door under gabled hood on brackets. Tudor-arched windows with Y-tracery in porch and return wall above. Return of set-back part has sash windows with glazing bars. Long, plain slightly-irregular 14-bay rear elevation has sash windows with glazing bars, some replaced.

Interior shows 6-panel doors in architraves, chimney-pieces and Tudor-arched passage, all of early C19 appearance.

Pevsner, North Riding p.74.

Listing NGR: NZ6210006662


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Legacy System number: 328044

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Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Yorkshire: The North Riding, (1966), 74

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