NZ9011 : Whitby Abbey

taken 24 days ago, near to Whitby, North Yorkshire, Great Britain

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Whitby Abbey
Whitby Abbey
Seen here from Abbey Lane the abbey ruins have an imposing grandeur.
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
Sunday, 22 September, 2019   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 26 September, 2019
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts 
Primary Subject of Photo
Abbey 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 9035 1121 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:29.2917N 0:36.4075W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 9044 1117
View Direction
West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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