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Durham Cathedral

Identification

Durham Cathedral
the Cathedral Church of Christ and the Blessed Virgin Mary
210882

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Structure in General

church
existing [completed]

Usages

church

Facts

  • The cathedral holds the remains of St. Cuthbert who was instrumental in the conversion of England to Christianity.
  • Interred in the cathedral are the remains of the Venerable Bede who died in 735 AD.
  • The cathedral was the first in Europe to be covered entirely with a stone roof.
  • The cathedral is regarded as the finest example of Early Norman architecture in England.

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Location

Palace Green
DH1
Durham
England
United Kingdom

Technical Data

217.85 ft
217.85 ft
1093
1470

Features & Amenities

  • National landmark
  • UNESCO landmark
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