Durham Cathedral Durham, England
Built 1093-1133, Durham Cathedral is considered one of the finest examples of Norman architecture in England.
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- Cathedral Church of Christ and St. Mary the VirginDurham Cathedral
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DURHAM AND FRAMWELLGATE PALACE GREEN NZ 2742 SW (South side)
14/365 Cathedral Church of 6/5/52 Christ and St. Mary the Virgin
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 »
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- February 4, 2015
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- October 8, 2013
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