Although this century illustration of Durham is schematic, it shows the way in which the Castle defenses covered the whole of the Durham Peninsula. The inner and outer baileys and the keep can clearly be seen.
Peter Laud images of banners at the gala from lovely slice of life in these too.
THE BISHOPRICK AND CITIE OF DURHAM by JOHN SPEED Published London circa 1662 by Roger Rea for The Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine A superb
Dunston Band perform a setting of the hymn "Gresford" outside The County Hotel in Durham.