An interior view of the blind arcade in the north nave aisle of Durham Cathedral, seen from the east

Date:
1942
Location:
Durham Cathedral, Palace Green, Durham, County Durham
Reference:
AA42/05985
Type:
Photograph (Negative)

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Description

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

The eight-bay nave has a north and south arcade with alternating compound and circular piers. The north and south aisle walls have a blind arcade with overlapping round-headed arches on paired piers.

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, Blind Arcade, Nave, Medieval Cathedral