NZ9011 : Cholmley House at Whitby Abbey

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

Cholmley House at Whitby Abbey
Cholmley House at Whitby Abbey
Cholmley House was built in 1672 by Sir Hugh Cholmeley, whose family had acquired the Abbey ruins and the land around them after its dissolution in 1539. It is now the museum, shop and visitor centre for the Abbey site.
The area in front of it is known as the Stone Garden and contains a replica of the Borghese Gladiator sculpture.
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
Friday, 10 August, 2018   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 1 September, 2019
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Religious sites 
Place (from Tags)
Whitby 
Ruins (from Tags)
Abbey 
Primary Subject of Photo
Historic Building 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 902 111 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:29.2497N 0:36.5108W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 902 111
View Direction
South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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