Durham Cathedral City From Old Photographs Michael Richardson

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Published: October 30th 2013

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Durham Cathedral City From Old Photographs  by  Michael  Richardson

Durham Cathedral City From Old Photographs by Michael Richardson
October 30th 2013 | Kindle Edition | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, RTF | 212 pages | ISBN: | 8.53 Mb

Durham Cathedral City From Old Photographs offers a captivating glimpse into the history of The Cathedral Church of Christ, Blessed Mary the Virgin and St Cuthbert of Durham, commonly referred to as Durham Cathedral. The present cathedral was foundedMoreDurham Cathedral City From Old Photographs offers a captivating glimpse into the history of The Cathedral Church of Christ, Blessed Mary the Virgin and St Cuthbert of Durham, commonly referred to as Durham Cathedral.

The present cathedral was founded in AD 1093 and is regarded as one of the finest examples of Norman architecture. Both it and nearby Durham Castle have been designated UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The cathedral was built to replace the 10th century White Church, which was built as part of a monastic foundation to house the shrine of Saint Cuthbert of Lindisfarne.

The cathedrals treasures include relics of St Cuthbert, the head of St Oswald of Northumbria and the remains of the Venerable Bede. Drawing upon an eclectic collection of over 200 photographs, Michael Richardson presents the reader with an insight into the cathedrals intriguing history as well as its present life as one of the major tourist attractions of the region.



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