NZ8911 : A view of Whitby Town

taken 10 months ago, near to Whitby, North Yorkshire, Great Britain

A view of Whitby Town
A view of Whitby Town

Looking from West Cliff down into the town. Beyond the swing bridge over the River Esk lies the upper harbour. On the East Cliff on the left are the ruins of Whitby Abbey.
Whitby Abbey :: NZ9011
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
Friday, 14 December, 2018   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 1 March, 2019
Geographical Context
Rivers, Streams, Drainage  Docks, Harbours 
River (from Tags)
Esk (North Yorkshire) 
Place (from Tags)
Whitby 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 8989 1127 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:29.3289N 0:36.8323W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 8976 1145
View Direction
Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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River  Coastal Town  Harbour  Abbey Ruins  Townscape  Swing Bridge 

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