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The College of St. Hild and St. Bede at DurhamRobert J. O’Hara (email@example.com)
The College of St. Hild and St. Bede was formally constituted as a college of the University of Durham in 1979, although it traces its origin to two independent teacher-training colleges established in the nineteenth century: the College of the Venerable Bede (for men) and St. Hild’s College (for women). These informal photos of the Durham residential colleges were taken by Robert J. O’Hara during a speaking visit to Durham. For more information about the residential colleges please visit the main Collegiate Way page.
Main buildings of the College of St. Hild and St. Bede on the north side of the River Wear.
The Hild-Bede college dining hall in afternoon light.
The Senior Common Room of Hild-Bede College.
One of the two rooms of the Hild-Bede college library.
The Hild-Bede College chapel (left), and a view across the Hild-Bede grounds and the college war memorial to Durham Cathedral (right).
A view up from the river toward the buildings of the College of St. Hild and St. Bede.
© Robert J. O’Hara 2000–2013