is a small city in the
northeast of England that was largely forgotten by the Industrial Revolution
The city is built around a glorious 12th century cathedral
that was voted Britain's favorite building
The cathedral and castle
sit on a promontory that is surrounded on three sides
by the river Wear.
Rob is studying at the University of Durham, which
is located at the center of the city. It was founded in 1832, is the third oldest
English university, and has a collegiate system like Cambridge
and Oxford. Rob belongs to St. John's College.
On top of the promontory, Palace Green lies on
one side of the cathedral. The Department of Theology
is located in a Georgian building on one side of the green.
|Durham Cathedral||View of the castle from the cathedral|