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Name[ edit ] The name "Durham" comes from the Celtic element " dun ", signifying a hill fortand the Old Norse "holme", which translates to island. She stated that she was seeking her lost dun cowwhich she had last seen at Dun Holm.
The monks, realising that this was a sign from the saint, followed her. Medieval history[ edit ] A map of the city from During the medieval period the city gained spiritual prominence as the final resting place of Saint Cuthbert and Saint Bede the Venerable.
This led to him being known as the "wonder worker of England". Charles I came to Durham twice during his reign. Firstly, he came to the cathedral for a majestic service in which he was entertained by the Chapter and Bishop at great expense at the start of his reign. Another local legend has it that Cromwell stayed in a room in the present Royal County Hotel on Old Elvet during the civil war.
This was not due to direct assault by Cromwell but the abolition of the Church of England  and the closure of religious institutions pertaining to it. The city has always relied upon the Dean and Chapter and cathedral as an economic force. The castle suffered considerable damage and dilapidation during the Commonwealth due to the abolition of the office of bishop whose residence it was.
Cromwell confiscated the castle and sold it to the Lord Mayor of London shortly after taking it from the bishop. This included the commissioning of the famous elaborate woodwork in the cathedral choirthe font cover and the Black Staircase in the castle.
The Industrial Revolution mostly passed the city by. However, the city was well known for carpet making and weaving. Practically every village around the city had a coal mine and, although these have since disappeared as part of the regional decline in heavy industry, the traditions, heritage and community spirit are still evident.
The 19th century also saw the founding of Durham University  thanks to the benevolence of Bishop William Van Mildert and the Chapter in Durham Castle became the first college  University College, Durham and the bishop moved to Auckland Castle as his only residence in the county.
From the early s to early s the university expanded to the south of the city centre. The final 20th century collegiate addition came from the merger of the independent nineteenth-century colleges of the Venerable Bede and St Hild, which joined the university in as the College of St Hild and St Bede.
To the southeast of the city centre sports facilities were built at Maiden Castle, adjacent to the Iron Age fort of the same nameand the Mountjoy site was developed, starting ineventually containing the university library, administrative buildings, and facilities for the Faculty of Science.
This states that the Luftwaffe attempted to target Durham, but was thwarted when Cuthbert created a mist that covered both the castle and cathedral, sparing them from bombing. The exact events of the night are disputed by contemporary eyewitnesses. Durham Market Place At the base of the peninsula is the Market Place, which still hosts regular markets; a permanent indoor market, Durham Indoor Marketis also situated just off the Market Place.
The Market Place and surrounding streets are one of the main commercial and shopping areas of the city. From the Market Place, the Bailey leads south past Palace Green ; The Bailey is almost entirely owned and occupied by the university and the cathedral.
Durham is a hilly city, claiming to be built upon the symbolic seven hills.
Upon the most central and prominent position high above the Wear, the cathedral dominates the skyline. The steep riverbanks are densely wooded, adding to the picturesque beauty of the city. West of the city centre, another river, the River Browneydrains south to join the Wear to the south of the city.
Elvet Bridge towards Old Elvet The county town of County Durham, until Durham was located in the City of Durham local government district, which extended beyond the city, and had a total population of 87, incovering Elvet Bridge leads to the Elvet area of the city, Durham Prison and the south; Prebends Bridge is smaller and provides access from the Bailey to south Durham.
Heading north from the Market Place leads to Claypath.Durham has successfully transformed its business and economic landscape from one based upon tobacco and textile products to a modern, cutting-edge economy. Business Plan for Home Based Businesses – Provides a comprehensive approach to developing a business plan for a home based business.
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The Estate Masterplan identifies the potential capacity of the estate and presents possible development opportunities. It is a guide to how we could develop the estate over the long-term. It will protect Durham’s important heritage for generations to come; safeguard Durham’s position as a.
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