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Lottery plaque judged too tasteless for church porch

by Shiranikha Herbert, Legal Correspondent

Posted: 17 Feb 2017 @ 12:05

THE Chancellor of the diocese of Leicester refused a petition for a faculty to permit the mounting of a Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) plaque on an inside wall of the porch of St Bartholomew’s, Welby, in Lincolnshire. The church, a Grade II* listed building, had recently been improved by substantial repair works and upgrading with assistance from the HLF.

In January 2014, a faculty had been obtained for investigatory works necessary to comply with a grant offer from the HLF, and, in ...

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