1) The space occupied by one bay of building.
1473 ‘The lessees to build afresh within the site of the said grange a house of four baystedes at least’
1560 le Baystede ... le Outshutte ... le Foldstede, Dungworth
1617 Itm two baysteades of rey [rye] Ł26 13s 4d, Ripley. The first example is from a Burton Agnes deed and relates to Hunloke, an unidentified locality, probably in Lincolnshire.