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A new exhibition at Glastonbury uncovers the town’s mix of legend, Christian tradition, ancient paganism, and spiritual belief, says Steve Hollinghurst

Glastonbury Abbey is holding an exhibition this summer to mark the centenary of the work begun by its first archaeologist, Frederick Bligh Bond.

The exhibition draws on a reassessment of this fascinating figure by Tim Hopkinson-Bell*, after the rediscovery of Bond’s papers, lost since his death in 1945.

Bond was born in 1864, and in his twenties worked as an architect in the Bristol area. He also had a great interest in antiquities, which led to his involvement ...

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