Byland Abbey

Until December we'll be carrying out conservation work to the west front of the church. A team of expert stonemasons will be removing damaging vegetation and re-pointing areas of masonry. During this time the west front will be covered by scaffolding and inaccessible due to safety barriers. The rest of the site will be open as usual.

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