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York: A lead on lead

by Margaret Duggan

WHEN thieves arrived twice in one week to remove the lead from the roof of St Peter’s, Hutton Crans­wick, it was the fourth time they had targeted this small church in York diocese in three years. This time, they got away with four sheets from the roof on the first visit. On the second, they got as far as rolling up several sheets, doing considerable damage to the church as they did so, but were disturbed by watch­ful neighbours before they could take it ...

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