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Photographic imaging services

Types of images available

You can order images of:

  • the Cathedral’s historic collections
  • the Library collections
  • the fabric of the buildings

from the Library’s Imaging Services. Charges apply.



How to publish images

You need to apply for permission from our Library’s Imaging Services to publish images from the Cathedral’s collections. Charges apply.

Available formats

We offer digital images or scans, which are supplied electronically in a range of file formats.


Availability of images

Where possible digital images are supplied from those already held on file. However not all of the Cathedral’s collections have been digitised, and new photography may be required at additional cost.

Digital copies of some of the Cathedral’s medieval manuscripts can be viewed online at the Durham Priory Library Recreated website .

How to place an order

Please contact or call the Cathedral Library on 0191 386 2489 to speak to our Imaging Services Officer.

Imaging Services
Durham Cathedral Library
Durham Cathedral
The College
Durham DH1 3EH

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