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Latitude: 54.4884 / 54°29'18"N
Longitude: -0.6072 / 0°36'25"W
OS Eastings: 490325
OS Northings: 511229
OS Grid: NZ903112
Mapcode National: GBR SJ6J.BT
Mapcode Global: WHG9Y.NG20
Plus Code: 9C6XF9QV+84
Entry Name: Whitby Abbey (Ruins)
Listing Date: 23 February 1954
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1316347
English Heritage Legacy ID: 326506
Location: Whitby, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO22
County: North Yorkshire
Civil Parish: Whitby
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Whitby St Mary
Church of England Diocese: York
NZ 9011 2/1
Whitby Abbey (Ruins)
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.
Listing NGR: NZ9032511229
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