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West doorway, Whitby Abbey, Whitby, North Yorkshire

George Washington Wilson1852/1893

Historic England

Historic England
London, United Kingdom

The first monastery at Whitby was founded in about 657. It became one of the most important religious centres in the Anglo-Saxon world. The site is now dominated by the shell of the 13th-century church of the Benedictine abbey.

Historic England Archive AL0126/022/02

Details

  • Title: West doorway, Whitby Abbey, Whitby, North Yorkshire
  • Creator: George Washington Wilson
  • Date Created: 1852/1893
  • Rights: Source: Historic England Archive

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