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Cathedral Church of Christ and St. Mary the Virgin
Durham Cathedral
54.773513° N, 1.576034° W
0191 386 4266

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    “The National Heritage List for England,” English HeritageNovember 30, 2011Reprinted with permission on December 13, 2012.

    DURHAM AND FRAMWELLGATE PALACE GREEN NZ 2742 SW (South side) 14/365 Cathedral Church of 6/5/52 Christ and St. Mary the Virgin GV I Cathedral church, originally of Benedictine Priory, refounded 1541 as secular cathedral. Main body 1093-1130, begun by Bishop William of St. Calais; Galilee 1189 for Bishop le Puiset. West tower tops, east bay and Chapel of 9 altars, 1242- c.1280. 1464-88 tower top stage. Restorations of late C18, early C19 and mid C19, notably by Bonomi and Jackson, Pickering and Robson and Fowler. Dressed sandstone; slate roofs. continue reading →

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Bibliography of Durham Cathedral

  1. The National Heritage List for England. English Heritage. November 30, 2011. Web.
  2. Official Website of Durham Cathedral. Web. Official website.
  3. Publishing, Third Millennium. Durham Cathedral: Light of the North. Third Millenium Pub Ltd. 2007. Print.
  4. Shipley, Debra. Durham Cathedral (Travels to Landmarks). Tauris Parke. 1990. Print.

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James Basker James Basker
July 2, 2013

it is a good place to visit for the people interested. It is a very large place with amzing stained glass windows and great stone carvings. the area is very relaxing and calm. the view from the river is beautiful but sometimes in the spring/summer seasons the trees can slightly block the great view. if your children are intrested in Harry Potter then this could be a good place to visit with your family because part of Harry Potter was filmed there. I would defenitly visit this place again.

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