Built 1093-1133, Durham Cathedral is considered one of the finest examples of Norman architecture in England.

Facts & Stats on Durham Cathedral

Go Historic ID
319017
Names
Cathedral Church of Christ and St. Mary the Virgin
Durham Cathedral
Dates
1093-1133

Visitor & Contact Information

Address

Durham, England
DH1 3EH
Contact
0191 386 4266

Essays on Durham Cathedral

Listed Building Description of Durham Cathedral

DURHAM AND FRAMWELLGATE PALACE GREEN NZ 2742 SW (South side)

14/365 Cathedral Church of 6/5/52 Christ and St. Mary the Virgin

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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... view full text »

Source: The National Heritage List for England
Crown copyright. Reprinted under the Open Government License.

Resources for Durham Cathedral

  1. The National Heritage List for England English Heritage.
  2. Durham Cathedral (Travels to Landmarks)
  3. Durham Cathedral: Light of the North
  4. Official Website of Durham Cathedral Official website.

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About This Listing

Last Updated
February 4, 2015
First Published
October 8, 2013
Submitted by
Holly Hayes
Title
Durham Cathedral - Durham, England