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Well the stone is at least saved, it will need repatching and roofing but its glorious structure will at least be saved and give today's craftsmen a chance to mimic the skills of the medievalist crafts.
Churches and graveyards lie at the centre of our communities, like the stone circles and barrows of prehistory, mostly defunct but their walls can tell tales. Here in Yorkshire, Saxon and Viking engraved stones and gravestones, down the road from us, the church has rose coloured walls up to 8 foot high caused by fire. In the 12th century when the English were fighting the Scots, a band of Scottish fighters came to the village. The villagers had locked themselves into the church, and the Scots set fire to the church which had a thatched roof.

Churches are strangely echoing the fate of stone circles as religion departs, beautiful churches will always have the tourist but the rest in the backwaters will fade away.....To be hunted out in another century just like TMAers do today with stone circles.

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Posted by moss
16th April 2019ce

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