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CAEDMON’S CROSS

CAEDMON’S CROSS

A memorial erected in 1898 to England's first known poet, the Anglo-Saxon Caedmon. He has a nice story. The memorial is in the churchyard of St Mary's church, at the top of the steps leading up from the town.

The photo is of Whitby Harbour. See the featured article for more details.

Abbey Plain
East Cliff
Whitby
North Yorkshire
YO22 4JT
Saxon
Give us a song, Caedmon
Whitby Abbey, St Mary's Church
Church authorities