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Butterfield uncovered

THERE was a time, half a century ago, when there seemed to be a general wish to "modernise" everything, destroying period detail in houses, erecting the plainest and most utilitarian buildings, and demolishing much of what we now regard as our precious heritage. At that time there was an attempt to "modernise" All Saints', Harrow Weald, in London diocese, which included painting over - with aluminium paint - an intricate mosaic of the Tree of Life by no less an architect ...

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