Whitby Church Whitby, England
The fortress-like exterior of St Mary's Church shelters a charming hodge-podge of box pews, galleries and nautical woodwork from the North Sea weather. And it was featured in Dracula.
Facts & Stats on Whitby Church
- Parish Church of St MaryWhitby Church
- 319055 Go Historic1055865 Grade I listed building
- 54.489049° N, 0.610095° W
- National Grid Reference
- NZ 90150 11294
665/2/3 PARISH CHURCH OF ST MARY 23-FEB-54
Originally circa 1110. Transepts and tower of C12 and C13. Roof pitch altered in l6l4. North wall removed 1818. Porch 1823. The interior of the building is remarkable as being an unaltered example of a large town church retaining intact its fittings of pre-Cl9 date ie galleries of from 1695 to 1818, box pews and a 3-decker pulpit of 1778 altered in 1847, and supplied with speaking tubes in 1843. NMR.
Listing NGR: NZ9015611294
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Resources for Whitby Church (1)
- The National Heritage List for England English Heritage.