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Medieval stained glass from old Coventry cathedral to be restored

Coventry Cathdral Stained Glass

Fundraising to help preserve the ruins of the old cathedral in Coventry has reached £250,000. This will fund the cleaning and analysis of the medieval stained glass, with work starting in the summer at the Herbert Art Gallery & Museum. It was taken out of the cathedral before World War II and has been stored…

Quarr Abbey monks ‘thrilled’ at World Monuments Watch listing

Monks at an Isle of Wight monastery say they are hopeful of saving medieval abbey ruins, after they were recognised in an international heritage survey. The Cistercian Abbey of St Mary’s at Quarr is among 67 “most at-risk” sites listed by the World Monuments Fund (WMF). The monks say the listing will make it easier…