Whitby Abbey, Whitby

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Founded by a Saxon princess, this abbey hosted an important church council and was powerful throughout the Middle Ages. Today, it is an evocative ruin on a windswept cliff overlooking the North Sea.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
318225
Names
Whitby Abbey
Categories
Street Address
Abbey Lane
Coordinates
54.488300° N, 0.607453° W
Phone
01947 603568

Timeline

Resources

  1. Official Website of Whitby Abbey English Heritage. Official source.
  2. The National Heritage List for England English Heritage.

Article Info

Article Title
Whitby Abbey (Whitby, England)
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Last Updated
April 11, 2015