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Minster restoration work finished
Southwell Minster
Southwell Minster needed urgent repairs to its roof
A major project to restore parts of the historic Southwell Minster in Nottinghamshire has finished after years of work.

The Diocese of Southwell has spent 600,000 to replace the roof and restore stonework on the church.

The scaffolding surrounding the building is being dismantled on Wednesday in time for Easter.

Dean of Southwell John Guille said high winds caused some delays, but the work was completed on time.

The Norman-era church, which dates back almost 900 years, has also had its clock re-gilded and flagpole and weathervane restored.

The project was supported by church funds and English Heritage and more than 200,000 was raised from private donors.

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