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by Nigel Burnham

York Minster will soon have a new gargoyle in the form of a medieval hoodie, thanks to a stonemason with a sense of humour.

The grotesque carving will be installed on the parapet wall around the top of the cathedral’s Chapter House within the next few weeks.

It is the work of an architectural stone-carver at the Minster, Dave Willett, who said: “The original is only a stump left up on the parapet of the Chapter House, and you can just make out a torso, ...

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