An interior view of the south-west stair turret in the south transept of Durham Cathedral, showing the north-facing door

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:
AA42/05678
Type:
Photograph (Negative)

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Description

The main body of the cathedral was built between 1093 and 1130, with additions and alterations made in the 13th and 15th centuries. The south transept has a south-west stair turret , mirroring the north-west turret in the north transept. It has a door on the north side, with a broad lintel and a round-headed arch with brick voussoirs. To the left is a wall-hung monument.

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

Door, Stair Turret, Transept, Medieval Cathedral