Whitby Abbey has been in ruins since King Henry VIII's dissolution of the monasteries in 1540. It also survived shelling by two German battle cruisers in 1914, in the early days of World War I.
Whitby Abbey has been in ruins since King Henry VIII's dissolution of the monasteries in 1540. It also survived shelling by two German battle cruisers in 1914, in the early days of World War I.
Whitby Abbey has been in ruins since King Henry VIII's dissolution of the monasteries in 1540. It also survived shelling by two German battle cruisers in 1914, in the early days of World War I.

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October 02, 2011 12:00 AM

From abbey to moor, Yorkshire abounds in beauty, history

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