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Medieval windows removed from York Minster for restoration

Two 600-year-old windows have been removed from York Minster as part of a major restoration project. The windows are part of a sequence of eight and the 11-year project in the cathedral’s South Quire aisle will see all of them removed and restored. They will also be given protective glazing to prevent future damage in…

Britain’s oldest working window frame built 1,000 years ago found buried in wall of Saxon church

Builders working on a tiny Saxon church have unearthed Britain’s oldest working window, dating back to pre-1066. The wooden-framed window was built 1,000 years ago but lay buried in the wall of St Andrew’s Church for about 150 years after it was covered up by Victorian renovations. It has now been revealed after shocked workmen…