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Institute of Medieval and Early Modern Studies

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Durham World Heritage Site Lecture: One or two things I don’t understand about Durham Cathedral

29th January 2014, 17:30, St Chad's Chapel, Martin Roberts

Please note the change of lecture venue above.

to be followed by a drinks reception in the Senate Suite, University College. 

This lecture, the headline event in our World Heritage Site lecture series, will explore some of the architectural puzzles still posed by Durham Cathedral.

 Please note this lecture is now fully booked

Martin Roberts trained as an architect at Newcastle University, then specialised in conservation, working in Durham and as Historic Buildings Inspector for English Heritage in the North East. His researches in architectural and garden history have been widely published, and he lectures extensively throughout the region. He has written books on Durham and The Buildings and Landscapes of Durham University. He founded the North East Vernacular Architecture Group and is a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries in London. He is currently working on a five-year revision of Nikolaus Pevsner's Buildings of England volume on County Durham.

This lecture, the headline event in our World Heritage Site lecture series, will explore some of the architectural puzzles still posed by Durham Cathedral.

Contact admin.imems@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.