A detailed view of the entrance to the library in the south cloister passage in Durham Cathedral
- July 1942
- Durham Cathedral, Palace Green, Durham, County Durham
- Photograph (Negative)
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.
South of the south cloister is the library, with is accessed by a large door in the cloister range. The entrance dates to 1684 and consists of a round-headed door flanked by Tuscan columns. They support a frieze wth moulded cornice. The door's arch is moulded and has a large keystone.
© Historic England Archive
Photographer: Wood, George Bernard
Cloister, Door, Medieval Cathedral, Medieval Cloister
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