A detailed view of Bishop Lightfoot's tomb in Durham Cathedral, seen from the north choir aisle

Date:
July 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:
AA42/05664
Type:
Photograph (Negative)

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Description

The main body of th cathedral was built between 1093 and 1130, with alterations and additions made in the 13th and 15th centuries.

Bishop Lightfoot died in 1889 and has an alabaster effigy lying on a chest tomb with pierced quatrefoils and three coats of arms.

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

Aisle, Tomb, Medieval Cathedral