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Lythe Church and Viking hogsback tombstones.

Just north of Whitby, quite close to where I live, is a little church. It stands on the site of an ancient church that might even predate St. Hilda’s Christian settlement now occupied by Whitby Abbey. It has taken me … Continue reading

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199 Steps

The steps to St Hilda’s Church and the Abbey on the cliff above Whitby. There are level areas for the pall-bearers to take a rest. On the right is the Donkey Trod – this cobbled way was once the main … Continue reading

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