The scaffolding is, at last, slowly being removed from the tower and revealing some of the work ..
There is still some work to do. The turret, which sits on top of the spiral staircase, is all being replaced. Each stone is cut individually to form a beautiful waterproof top.
The new stone will quickly weather, but is crisp and clear compared to the old stone – which has been in place for almost 150 years. However, all the stone has been worked by qualified stone masons in the same way.
And where the scaffolding had been removed we can see the stone all safe and secured
This work has been funded through the hard work of the congregation, the generosity of the communities we serve and through support from Heritage Lottery and Leicester Diocese.