Maintained by English Heritage

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Whitby Abbey is a ruined Benedictine abbey overlooking the North Sea on the East Cliff above Whitby in North Yorkshire, England. It was disestablished during the Dissolution of the Monasteries under the auspices of Henry VIII. It is a Grade I Listed building in the care of English Heritage.

Whitby Abbey is maintained by English Heritage

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  • Pat Yager
    Pat Yageralmost 6 years ago

    An excellent silhouette, Trevor – I’ve always wondered what the abbeys looked like at their height of use. This shot makes me wonder even more. – Pat

  • Thanks Pat…you can see why Bram Stoker set Dracula here also why twice a year the Goths visit.

    – Trevor Kersley

  • WatscapePhoto
    WatscapePhotoalmost 6 years ago

    My favourite of your Whitby Abbey shots, which are all excellent. There has been an abbey here since the 7th century although this ruin is of a much later date. Very dramatic image.

  • Thanks very much Stephen its very much appreciated

    – Trevor Kersley

  • Audrey Clarke
    Audrey Clarkeover 4 years ago

  • thank you Audrey

    – Trevor Kersley

  • DonnaMoore
    DonnaMooreover 4 years ago

  • Thank you for featuring my image Donna

    – Trevor Kersley

  • Simon Marsden
    Simon Marsdenover 4 years ago

    Excellent shot!

  • thank you Simon

    – Trevor Kersley

  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkeover 4 years ago

  • many thanks Ray

    – Trevor Kersley

  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkeover 4 years ago

    Great image Trevor. Thanks for your support!!!

  • Thanks very much Ray

    – Trevor Kersley

  • Gillian Marshall
    Gillian Marshallover 3 years ago

    Trevor this is an awesome of Whitby Abbey. You can feel the tranquitily of the Abbey through your shot. Just love it!! :)

  • Thanks very much for your very kind comments.

    – Trevor Kersley

  • Leanna Lomanski
    Leanna Lomanskiover 3 years ago

  • Thank you very much for the feature,Leanna.

    – Trevor Kersley

  • Rene Hales
    Rene Halesover 3 years ago

  • Thanking you Rene

    – Trevor Kersley

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