The arches of the Galilee Chapel at Durham Cathedral.

Church of St Foy, Conques

Aerial view of the church of Sainte Foy at Conques, contemporary with Durham Cathedral. Its two western towers resemble what those of Durham Cathedral would have looked like with spires.

Exterior view of the Church of Sainte Foy at Conques, France, constructed between 1087 and 1107, and therefore contemporary with Durham Cathedral.  (For more information about the building see Paradox Place).

In form, the western side of the church at Conques (with the two towers) resembles Durham Cathedral, which would have originally had the same type of spires.