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Stow Minster suffers tornado damage

By Richard Vamplew

A MINI-TORNADO has caused significant damage to one of the oldest parish churches in England.

High winds damaged a large stained-glass window after sweeping through Stow Minster, near Lincoln, on Saturday afternoon. Gusts of up to 50 mph also caused large sections of the roof to buckle.

The Minster Church of St Mary, Stow-in-Lindsey, is one of the oldest parish churches in England. It originally served as the cathedral church of the ancient diocese of Lindsey, founded in ...

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