NZ9011 : Whitby Abbey viewed from the car park

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

Whitby Abbey viewed from the car park
Whitby Abbey viewed from the car park
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
Monday, 2 September, 2019
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Religious sites 
Place (from Tags)
Whitby 
Ruins (from Tags)
Abbey 
Primary Subject of Photo
Abbey 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 903 112 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:29.2921N 0:36.4445W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 904 110
View Direction
Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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