Cleanliness next to Godliness

The 1300 year old Lindisfarne Gospels almost made it back home this summer when Europe’s oldest surviving book went on display at Durham University’s Palace Green Library, on loan from the British Library. Environmental engineer Desco created the exacting climate controls, dust-free environment and specialist lighting necessary to display the priceless book that has survived everything from Viking raids to national turmoil. The exhibition runs until the end of September.

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