The Whitby Abbey Collections

Susan Harrison, the English Heritage Collections Curator for Northern England will give anĀ  illustrated talk entitled, The Whitby Abbey Collections (The Stone Tapes). Susan will be looking at Whitby Abbey through its archaeology and finds, myths and legends’     Date: November 18th 2019 Time: 11am Finish: (approx 12am) The Discovery Room, Whitby Museum, Pannett Read More

History, landscape & families of Grosmont Priory from 1536

New discoveries by Dr Alistair Laurence The talk lasting about 60 minutes centres on Grosmont Priory, its surrounds and uses before King Henry VIII decided to close the majority of religious houses in England, at the dissolution in the 16th century. After the dissolution the land was subsequently leased by the Crown to various persons, Read More