Around Durham Through Time

Around Durham Through Time

The Ancient City of Durham

Publication Date15th August 2009

Book FormatPaperback

pages128

Illustrations72

Height234

Width165

The Ancient City of Durham offers an engaging and descriptive account of Durham's history.
RRP: £12.99 Online Price £11.69
Availability: In stock
ISBN
9781848685161

The Ancient City of Durham is a new edition of a classic text and one which explores various aspects of Durham's history. In the preface H.T Gradon claims that his intention when writing the book was to offer a description of Durham in the olden timeA" and to offer some account of its local history, its traditions and legends and an exploration of the city's ancient street names. The reader is offered an engaging insight into the origin of Durham's name before being whisked back in time to the foundation of the City of Durham and the arrival of St Cuthbert's body. The Ancient City of Durham provides a rare opportunity to explore Durham's history and architecture.

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