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St Mary-le-Bow, Durham f.188

St Mary-le-Bow, Durham f.188

Artist: Grimm, Samuel Hieronymus

Medium: Ink on paper

Date: 1773

Shelfmark: Additional MS 15538

Item number: f.188

Length: 183

Width: 262

Scale: Millimetres

Genre: Manuscript

An outline north view in ink of St Mary-le-Bow church, on the east side of the North Bailey in Durham. It was built of local stone and opened for service in 1685, replacing the legendary White Church, or Tabernacle of Boughs, in which St Cuthbert's body was supposed to have rested before the completion of Durham Cathedral. The west tower was erected in 1702 thanks to the charity of parishioners.

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