Time Pieces History: S2, E4: Durham Cathedral


In this episode, we look at St Cuthbert and the legends of the founding of the Cathedral. The Norman architecture and why it’s impressive; the stained glass windows, what happened to Cuthbert’s remains, and the Land of the Prince Bishops.

What You’ll Hear

  • 0:58: St Cuthbert Durham Cathedral seen from a distance on a sunny day
  • 1:45: The legends of the Cathedral’s founding
  • 2:47: The Norman Cathedral
  • 3:52: The fate of Cuthbert
  • 4:22: The Land of the Prince Bishops

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This episode was inspired by a blog post I wrote about Durham Cathedral for my Time Pieces History Podcast. Find out more about the Cathedral here.

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