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Whitby Swing Bridge On August 8th 2009 Whitby celebrated its bridge centenary, with a fine turnout of people and the Lord Mayors of Whitby and Scarborough attending. Follow this link for the story Whitby bridge centenary
Whitby's Market Square ( Picture 1 ) with the old town all and clock tower at the top and just behind that is the famous Church Street which leads to the 199 steps going up to St Mary's church and Whitby Abbey.
Church Street ( Picture 2 ) is the towns oldest. Picture2 It was called Kirkgate in 1318, and extended only from the foot of the Church Stairs to the old Market Place, where the Black Bull Inn stood at the corner. Then followed High Gate, Crossgate and Southgate to Boulby Bank, where the new flats are. Beyond this was a sandy, tide-washed track to Spital Bridge.
Whitby's famous 199 steps ( Picture 3 )going up to St Mary's Church.Whitby's 199 steps start at the end of church Street and the beginning of Henrietta Street, and lead up to St Mary's Church with Whitby Abbey in the background. The perfect place for a panorama across the West side of Whitby.
Coming up from Church Street ( Picture 4 ) you climb up the famous 199 steps and find St Mary's Church with Whitby Abbey in the background. Fabulous views across Whitby harbour across the River Esk on down towards Sandsend
Whitby Bandstand Pier Road ( Picture 6 )
Looking out over the River Esk towards the East side of Whitby where you can see the famous 199 steps which lead you up to St Mary's church and Whitby Abbey.