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Margaret Duggan

by Margaret Duggan

Posted: 05 Dec 2014 @ 12:12

I SUSPECT that Durham is the only cathedral with its own rocking horse. It has just been given a handsome one by an 84-year-old maker of rocking horses from London.

When Derek Thorp visited Durham to see the Lindisfarne Gospels last year, he remembered that a former fellow-airman with whom he had served in Singapore had had connections with the cathedral; so he made some enquiries and managed to get in touch with him.

He discovered that George Hetherington, ...

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