Whitby Abbey, North Yorkshire
|Artist/Photographer||Coney, John (1786-1833)|
|Library Reference||SR. 726.7(42)|
|Colour Info||Black and white|
|Subject||Churches ; Ruins ; Abbeys|
SOURCE: William Dugdale. Monasticon anglicanum (London, 1849), vol. I, after p. 404 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.
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