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Postcard Whitby 199 steps

Photograph Whitby 199 steps
Postcard showing the foot of the steps leading to Whitby Abbey and St Mary's Church.  Published by Walter Scott, Bradford.  Date unknown.

Photograph from a similar viewpoint taken in July 2008.  There are reputed to be 199 steps and many people can be heard counting them as they walk up or down.
Postcard Whitby from Church Steps

Photograph Whitby from Church Steps
Another postcard looking down the steps.  This one posted in August 1910.  Published in th Queen Series by T.T. & S., Scarborough.

Photograph from a similar position taken in July 2008.
Postcard Whitby 199 Steps Photograph Whitby 199 Steps
Another card of the steps, this time looking up.  Unkown publisher but posted in August 1927. Photograph taken in July 2008.  Similar viewpoint but the postcard seems to have been taken from a higher position, possibly a window of one of the houses at the foot of the steps.
Postcard Whitby Abbey Looking East

Photograph Whitby Abbey Looking East
Postcard of Whitby Abbey looking east.  "Jay Em Jay" series, published by Jackson & Sons, Grimsby.  Date unknown, not posted.

Photograph taken from a similar postion in July 2008.  The area with the pillars seems to have been tidied up since the postcard was taken but there seems to have been a considerable amount of degradation of the Abbey walls.
Postcard Whitby Abbey from South East

Photograph Whitby Abbey from South East
Another view of the Abbey, from the south east.  Again published by Jackson & Sons. Date unknown and not posted.

Photograph taken from a similar viewpoint in July 2008. Unfortunately no cows on this occasion.
Postcard Whitby Abbey

Photograph Whitby Abbey



Postcard Whitby Abbey Photograph Whitby Abbey
Postcard Whitby Parish Church Photograph Whitby Parish Church


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Postcard Whitby Captain Cook Monument Photograph Whitby Captain Cook Monument
Postcard East Cliffs Whitby Photograph Whitby East Cliffs
Postcard Whitby East Cliffs from Spion Kop Photograph Whitby East Cliffs from Spion Kop
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Postcard General View of Whitby Photograph General View of Whitby