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" Grey towers of Durham, Yet well I love thy greyed and massive piles, Half church of God half castle gainst the Scots, And long to roam thy venerable aisles, With records stored of deeds long since forgot." Postcard with handwritten copy of poem by Sir Walter Scott and date December 1902.
You can see a history of Durham City
at the Keys to the Past website.
The Keys to the Past (www.keystothepast.info
) website provides access to a complete record of archaeological and historical sites in County Durham and Northumberland.
The map below shows the location; in some cases this may be approximate. You can use the dropdown list to view historical maps if the scale is 10000 or lower.
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