Whitby Abbey #1

Trevor Kersley

Easingwold,York, United Kingdom

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Whitby Abbey is situated on a cliff top that overlooks the town of Whitby and the harbour. It is probably Whitby’s most visited attraction due its historical significance and heritage. The abbey dates back to the 7th Century when Oswy, King of Northumbria, sent a Northumbrian princess named Hilda to found an abbey. Today, Whitby Abbey contains a shrine to St. Hilda. The abbey has had a fascinating history, having been destroyed by the Vikings but rebuilt by the Normans.
Maintained by English Heritage.

Pentax K10D 18-55mm


Your wonderful work has been featured by Your Country’s Best 01 Apr 2010
Featured in the group “Northern Landscape” 9 July 2010

227 views @ 13 April 2011

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