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The church spire with a twist

Corkscrewing for the heavens, the twisted spire of Derbyshire’s largest church is said to be caused by the absence of cross-bracing in the spire and the use of unstable green timber. We prefer the explanation that the spire was so … Continue reading

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The three hares window: a medieval mystery

I know it’s a little late to wish everybody a happy Chinese New Year (a happy New Year of the Rabbit, in actual fact) but it does provide me with a rather shaky link to one of England’s most curious … Continue reading

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