An interior view of the roof vault of the eastern-most bay of the north choir aisle in Durham Cathedral, seen from the west

Date:
1942
Location:
Durham Cathedral, Palace Green, Durham, County Durham
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Christ and St Mary the Virgin's Cathedral Church, Palace Green, Durham, County Durham
Reference:
AA42/05661
Type:
Photograph (Negative)

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Description

The main body of the cathedral was built between 1093 and 1130, with alterations and additions made in the 13th and 15th centuries. The eastern bay has a rib vault with embellished ribs and a large foliage boss. The capitals of the arches on the north and south sides also have foliage capital. In the foreground is a Norman arch of the north aisle.

Content

This is part of the Series: WOO02/01 Series of negatives taken for the National Buildings Record; within the Collection: WOO02 George Bernard Wood Collection

Rights

© Historic England Archive

People & Organisations

Photographer: Wood, George Bernard

Keywords

Vault, Aisle, Medieval Cathedral, Medieval Anglican Cathedral