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By Derek Dodds

Durham urban is a amazing position, a important ancient gem and, deservedly, an international historical past website. Over 1,000 years Durham’s nice good looks and background has encouraged many architectural descriptions and publications. This e-book follows of their footsteps yet then takes a distinct direction. Wandering in the course of the cathedral’s darkened cloisters, the city’s slender medieval streets and the river’s winding pathways, mystery urban of Durham is one man’s view of this famed peninsula – an sometimes quirky journey via heritage that appears past the long-lasting structure and in the back of the attention-grabbing jumble of urban structures. the writer peels again their façades to bare the bewildering adjustments and at the means issues out the lesser-known proof and characters linked to them. What issues find out how to Durham Cathedral and St Cuthbert’s tomb and the place can or not it's stumbled on? Who lived in Windy hole? Why St Mary-the-’Less’? mystery urban of Durham solutions those interesting questions and lots of extra in a contemporary pilgrimage in the course of the city.

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