NZ9011 : Whitby Abbey

taken 1 year ago, near to Whitby, North Yorkshire, Great Britain

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Whitby Abbey
Whitby Abbey
Viewed from the east.
Whitby Abbey
Whitby Abbey was a 7th century monastery that later became a Benedictine abbey. The abbey and its possessions were confiscated by the crown during the Dissolution of the Monasteries under Henry VIII. The abbey church was situated overlooking the North Sea on the East Cliff above Whitby in North Yorkshire, England. The substantial ruins of the church are designated as a Grade I Listed building (List entry Number: 1316347 LinkExternal link Historic England) and are in the care of English Heritage LinkExternal link .
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Date Taken
Thursday, 24 May, 2018   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 1 June, 2018
Geographical Context
Religious sites  Derelict, Disused 
Place (from Tags)
Whitby 
Primary Subject of Photo
Ruin 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 9031 1122 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:29.2975N 0:36.4443W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 9044 1118
View Direction
West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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