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Pictures of Whitby Abbey

a Historic Building in the town of Whitby, in the county of North Yorkshire

About Whitby Abbey

Whitby Abbey was founded in the seventh century on cliffs by the sea. Its remains can still be seen from the sea and are a testament to the Golden Age of Northumbria.

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