Durham Cathedral: the nave and north aisle

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RIBApix ref no RIBA3480-61
Artist/PhotographerSmith, Edwin (1912-1971)
CountryUK: England
CityDurham
Subject Date1133
Image Date1956
ViewInterior
StyleRomanesque
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceESP/CAT/185 (ES3547)
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Edwin Smith / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: Durham Cathedral was founded in 1093. The building dates almost entirely from the 12th century and is widely regarded as the finest example of Norman architecture in Europe. Construction on the nave began in 1099 and lasted until 1128. It was vaulted in 1128-1133.

Subject tags

cathedrals, columns, decorative stonework, vaulting, arcades