NZ9011 : St Mary's Church, Whitby

taken 25 days ago, near to Whitby, North Yorkshire, Great Britain

St Mary's Church, Whitby
St Mary's Church, Whitby
After climbing the 199 steps up from the town there is a short more-or-less level path to St Mary's Church.
The Church of St Mary the Virgin, Whitby
The Church of Saint Mary the Virgin is situated on Whitby's east cliff, close to the ruins of Whitby Abbey overlooking the town and the mouth of the River Esk. Church Steps, a flight of 199 steps lead up the hill to the church from the streets below. The Church was founded around 1110, although it was added to and altered over the centuries; the square, three-stage tower and transepts are from the 12th and 13th centuries. Its interior dates chiefly from the late 18th century.

The church is designated a Grade I listed building (List entry Number: 1055865 LinkExternal link Historic England).
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Date Taken
Saturday, 21 September, 2019   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 24 September, 2019
Geographical Context
Religious sites  Burial ground, Crematorium 
Primary Subject of Photo
Church 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 9012 1128 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:29.3318N 0:36.6191W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 9009 1126
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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