An interior view of the vaulted ceiling in Durham Cathedral's nave, looking west

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:
AA42/05685
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 nave has a large rib vaulted ceiling, with dog-tooth carvings in the ribs. At the west end, the ceiling has a circular lantern.

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

Ceiling, Nave, Vault, Medieval Cathedral