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Whitby Abbey is a ruined Benedictine abbey overlooking the North Sea on the East Cliff above Whitby in North Yorkshire, England. It was disestablished during the Dissolution of the Monasteries under the auspices of Henry VIII. #TravelBuff

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St Bride’s Church in East Kilbride Kirk, New Town Scotland by Gillespie, Kidd Coia Architecture, 1963

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from The Telegraph

Rome: free things to do

The best free attractions in the Italian capital, Rome, of the quirky type

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from juxtapoz.com

Magazine - Matthias Haker: A Series of Abandoned Buildings

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York Minster Cathedral, York #england #teachintheuk #liveintheuk…

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from Desert Fathers Dispatch

The Constantine Myth of Black Icon Destruction

The Constantine Myth of Black Icon Destruction | Desert Fathers Dispatch

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Sunbeams at Netley Abbey Ruins - Southampton, England A ruined late medieval monastery, the abbey was founded in 1239 for Roman Catholic monks of the austere Cistercian order. Despite being a royal abbey Netley was never rich, produced no influential scholars nor churchmen & its 300-year history was quiet. The monks were best known to their neighbours for the generous hospitality they offered. In 1536. Closed by Henry VIII during the dissolution of the monasteries & converted to a mansion…

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The Holy Island of Lindisfarne is a tidal island off the northeast coast of England. It is also known just as Holy Island. It constitutes the civil parish of Holy Island in Northumberland. Holy Island has a recorded history from the 6th century. - Lindisfarne today... The Viking raid on the Christian monastery at Lindisfarne in AD 793 shocked and frightened people in England.

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Manning the ramparts: a hillfort on the edge of Empire

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Interior with fan vaulting, Gloucester Cathedral, England.

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