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© Mr John Turner

IoE Number: 326506
Location: WHITBY ABBEY (RUINS),
  WHITBY, SCARBOROUGH, NORTH YORKSHIRE
Photographer: Mr John Turner
Date Photographed: 04 March 2001
Date listed: 23 February 1954
Date of last amendment: 23 February 1954
Grade I

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18llWhitby Abbey (Ruins)NZ 9011 2/123.2.54.I

1. 18ll Whitby Abbey (Ruins) NZ 9011 2/1 23.2.54. I 2. Founded by Oswy, king of Northumbria, in about 656, the first abbess being St Hilda. Destroyed by the Danes in circa 870 and refounded for the Benedictines by Reinfrid, one of the soldiers of William the Conqueror. Extensive ruins of the church from early Cl2 to Cl4. See 'Whitby Abbey' by Department of the Environment, AM. NMR.

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