This book reviews the research that has been generated by the Abbey complex on the eastern cliff-top, and relates it to the 'heritage' context, the subject of a major new initiative by English Heritage and Scarborough Borough Council.
1. Anglo-Saxon and Later Whitby 2. Antiquaries and Archaeology in and around Ripon Minster 3. The Early Monastic Church of Lastingham 4. The Romanesque Church of Selby Abbey 5. Observations on the Romanesque Crossing Tower, Transepts and Nave Aisles of Selby Abbey 6. Some Design Aspects of Kirkstall Abbey 7. Kirkstall Abbey: The 12th-Century Tracery and Rose Window 8. The Priory of the Holy Trinity, York: Antiquarians and Architectural History 9. The 13th-Century Choir and Transepts of Rievaulx Abbey 10. The East Window of Selby Abbey, Yorkshire 11. A Northern English School? Patterns of production and collection of manuscripts in the Augustinian Houses of Yorkshire in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries