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St MARY’S Whitby

St MARY’S Whitby
St MARY’S Whitby

St Mary's Whitby, reached at the top of the famous 199 Church Steps, is an extraordinary church with box pews, a triple-decker pulpit and packed with Whitby's history. It is actually older than the abbey ruins next door. It also has an intriguing, though sadly eroding, churchyard. Watch out for Caedmon's Cross.

Location/Address: Abbey Plain
East Cliff
Whitby
County: North Yorkshire
Post Code: YO22 4JT
Main Historic Period: Medieval
Tip/Nearby: Next door to Whitby Abbey (ruins)
Primary Management: Church authorities
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