An interior view of the Chapel of Nine Altars in Durham Cathedral, showing the mid-section of the west wall with a partial view of a statue in the foreground

July 1942
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
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The cathedral church was originally part of a Benedictine Priory and refounded as a cathedral in 1541. The main body was built between 1093 and 1130, with alterations and additions made in the 13th and 15th centuries.

The west wall has a blind arcade at the base, and large compound piers. Towards the north is a pointed-arched recess with an opening at the base. In the foreground is the top of Bishop Van Mildert's memorial, dated 1836.


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


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Photographer: Wood, George Bernard


Arch, Chapel, Medieval Cathedral, Hanoverian Commemorative Monument