This book contains fifteen essays that synthesize the documentary and archaeological evidence for the development of early medieval Durham and asses its archaeological potential. It systematically extracts the important aspects of materials related to architectural history of the Durham cathedral.
1. The Pre-Conquest Sculptural Tradition in Durham 2. Early Medieval Durham: The Archaeological Evidence 3. Documentary Evidence for the Building of Durham Cathedral 4. Recent Investigations in the East Range of the Cathedral Monastery 5. The Spiral Piers of Durham Cathedral 6. The Galilee Chapel 7. The Nine Altars at Durham and Fountains 8. The North Window of the Nine Altars Chapel, Durham Cathedral 9. The Neville Screen 10. The Medieval Stained Glass of Durham Cathedral 11. Restorations and Repairs to the Fabric of Durham Cathedral 1777 to 1803 12. The Twelfth-Century Metalwork at Durham Cathedral 13. The Twelfth-Century Metalwork at Durham Cathedral Law Books at Durham 14. The Episcopal Seals of Richard of Bury 15. Hugh of Le Puiset and the Church of St Cuthbert, Darlington