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Bolton Abbey Hall

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Bolton Abbey Hall

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Bolton Abbey Hall - gatehouse

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Bolton Abbey Hall

Historical Environment Record No: MYD4330

Parish: Bolton Abbey

OS Grid Reference: SE073542

Dale: Lower Wharfedale

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Bolton Hall was built in the late 17th century and incorporates the original 14th century gatehouse to Bolton Priory. The house was altered and restored around 1840-43 by Sir Joseph Paxton for the Duke of Devonshire. Source: Pevsner, N & Radcliffe, E (1974) Yorkshire: the West Riding. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books


From Bolton Abbey car park (charge) in centre of village follow signs to the Priory. Go through the 'Hole in the Wall' gate and descend steps. Follow path for 500 metres, hall is to left, east of the priory church tower.

Public Transport Details

Nearest town/village: Bolton Abbey. Call Traveline on 0870 608 2 608 to plan your journey. After the welcome message key in 885 for North Yorkshire information.


Steep steps then level, well-made footpaths with kissing gates.

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