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Whitby Abbey

High on a cliff above the Yorkshire seaside town of Whitby are the remains of Whitby Abbey, founded in 657 by St Hilda. Whitby Abbey has over the years been a bustling settlement, a kings’ burial place, the setting for a historic meeting between Celtic and Roman clerics, the home of saints including the poet Caedmon, and inspiration for Bram Stoker, author of Dracula.

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Taken on March 17, 2006