Tiles from Byland Abbey, North Yorkshire

Tiles from Byland Abbey, North Yorkshire
Photograph taken September 1997 © Copyright Historic England Archive Photo Library ref: k972075

Medieval tiling in the south transept of the monastic church. The whole floor of the church of the Cistercian Abbey was once tiled in geometric patterns (like these) from the 13th century. This site is now in the care of English Heritage (2010).

Location

North Yorkshire Coxwold

Period

Medieval (Middle Ages) (1066 - 1484)

Tags

church floor tile design pattern decoration art medieval (1066 - 1484) english heritage