NZ2741 : River Wear from Prebends' Bridge, Durham

taken 8 years ago, near to Durham, County Durham, Great Britain

River Wear from Prebends' Bridge, Durham
River Wear from Prebends' Bridge, Durham
JMW Turner painted a watercolour of this view, dated about 1830-35. Artistic licence has shown the cathedral at a more oblique angle, as would be seen from the weir - see NZ2742 : Durham Cathedral from the weir.
Turner's painting is shown on the National Galleries of Scotland website at LinkExternal link and the original was on display in Edinburgh last month, as part of the annual Turner watercolour exhibition.
The seat and sculpture lower R is shown in NZ2741 : Storytelling site by the Wear.
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NZ2741, 208 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Friday, 7 February, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 8 February, 2014
Geographical Context
Rivers, Streams, Drainage  Religious sites  City, Town centre 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 2716 4194 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:46.2991N 1:34.7607W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 2711 4184
View Direction
North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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Durham Cathedral 

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