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Durham Cathedral, vibration tests

Dr Robert Crawford of the Institute of Sound & Vibration Research, Southampton University, leads team recording the effects of vibration from bells and organ on Cathedral structure and of small explosions detonated outside to simulate sonic booms. Commissioned by the Ministry of Technology, similar tests were carried out at Winchester, Lincoln, Canterbury, St Giles' Edinburgh and York Minster. Northern Echo photograph.

People:
Crawford, Dr Robert
Date:
1968
Period:
1951 - 1975
Place:
Durham City
You can see a history of Durham City at the Keys to the Past website.
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Item Type:
photograph
Donor:
North of England Newspapers
Artist:
unknown
Reference:
DR00478

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