Church of Saint Mary the Virgin

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Abbey Plain, Whitby, United Kingdom
+44 (0) 1947 603421

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Church of Saint Mary the Virgin Mar 04, 2018
The Church of Saint Mary is an Anglican parish church and was founded around 1110, although its interior dates chiefly from the late 18th century and contains one of the most complete sets of pre-Victorian furnishings in England, including lots of galleries and box pews. Outside the churchyard is full of old tombstones and monuments to sailors, fishermen, Royal Navy seamen and lifeboat men. To get to the church requires walking up a flight of 199 steps.

Did You Know

The church graveyard was used as a setting in Bram Stoker's novel, Dracula.

The church is Grade I listed (February 1954).

September 2017
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