An exterior view of the Prior's Kitchen, situated south of Durham Cathedral's cloister and seen from the east

Date:
1942
Location:
Prior's Kitchen (Dean and Chapter Library), County Durham
Reference:
AA42/06022
Type:
Photograph (Negative)

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Description

The kitchen dates to 1366-74 and was built by John Lewyn. It is now a muniment room, and has an octaongal plan with projecting buttresses that form a square ground plan. The south elevation has corner buttresses with gabled caps and a sundial on the right buttress.

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

Medieval Kitchen, Medieval Muniment House