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Gates made good

Margaret Duggan

by Margaret Duggan

Posted: 08 Aug 2014 @ 12:23

A FALLING tree smashed the gates and a stone plinth outside St Peter's, Askham, in Carlisle diocese. The damage had been caused by a diseased tree, a churchwarden, Rena White, says. The whole gate was destroyed, together with its stone pillar, and only the original hinges survived.

The churchyard has a public footpath running through it, and so rangers from the Lake District National Park came to the rescue. Ranger Scott Henderson said that it was unusual for his ...

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