Whitby Abbey, North Yorkshire

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RIBApix ref no RIBA16100
Artist/PhotographerConey, John (1786-1833)
CountryUK: England
CityWhitby
Subject Date1200
Image Date1814
ViewInterior
StyleGothic
MediumPrint
Library ReferenceSR. 726.7(42)
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes SOURCE: William Dugdale. Monasticon anglicanum (London, 1849), vol. I, facing p. 405 NOTES: The original Benedictine monastery founded on this site in c. 657 fell to Viking attack in 867 and was abandoned. It was re-founded in 1087 and a new abbey was built during the 13th and 14th centuries. It was dissolved in 1540 and abandoned.

Subject tags

churches, ruins, abbeys