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Burial Chamber - STM00214
Due to the revelation of an under-floor void, the major interior work of building the new rear wall was not as straightforward as initially thought. Part of the under-floor void proved to be a medieval burial chamber - digging exposed some of the leg…

Burial Chamber - STM00213
Due to the revelation of an under-floor void, the major interior work of building the new rear wall was not as straightforward as initially thought. Part of the under-floor void proved to be a medieval burial chamber - digging exposed some of the leg…

Upper Storey - STM00212
To complete the work on the old vestry, the final task was to haul up the roofing felt.

Upper Storey - STM00211
To complete the work on the old vestry, the final task was to haul up the roofing felt.

Burial Chamber - STM00210
Due to the revelation of an under-floor void, the major interior work of building the new rear wall was not as straightforward as initially thought. Part of the under-floor void proved to be a medieval burial chamber - digging exposed some of the leg…

Burial Chamber - STM00209
Due to the revelation of an under-floor void, the major interior work of building the new rear wall was not as straightforward as initially thought. Part of the under-floor void proved to be a medieval burial chamber - digging exposed some of the leg…

Burial Chamber - STM00208
Due to the revelation of an under-floor void, the major interior work of building the new rear wall was not as straightforward as initially thought. Part of the under-floor void proved to be a medieval burial chamber - digging exposed some of the leg…

Burial Chamber - STM00207
Due to the revelation of an under-floor void, the major interior work of building the new rear wall was not as straightforward as initially thought. Part of the under-floor void proved to be a medieval burial chamber - digging exposed some of the leg…

Burial Chamber - STM00206
Due to the revelation of an under-floor void, the major interior work of building the new rear wall was not as straightforward as initially thought. Part of the under-floor void proved to be a medieval burial chamber - digging exposed some of the leg…

Burial Chamber - STM00205
Due to the revelation of an under-floor void, the major interior work of building the new rear wall was not as straightforward as initially thought. Part of the under-floor void proved to be a medieval burial chamber - digging exposed some of the leg…

Burial Chamber - STM00204
Due to the revelation of an under-floor void, the major interior work of building the new rear wall was not as straightforward as initially thought. Part of the under-floor void proved to be a medieval burial chamber - digging exposed some of the leg…

Burial Chamber - STM00203
Due to the revelation of an under-floor void, the major interior work of building the new rear wall was not as straightforward as initially thought. Part of the under-floor void proved to be a medieval burial chamber - digging exposed some of the leg…

Burial Chamber - STM00202
Due to the revelation of an under-floor void, the major interior work of building the new rear wall was not as straightforward as initially thought. Part of the under-floor void proved to be a medieval burial chamber - digging exposed some of the leg…

Upper Storey - STM00200
Outside work on the old vestry continued to give it an upper storey to connect with the 'Upper Room'. Toilets and kitchen were installed below and the servery to the 'Upper Room' was connected to the kitchen by a dumb waiter hoist. The re-cycled…

Interior Wall - STM00199
After they closed the burial chamber and laid the wall foundations, they were able to make good progress on the wall. The old chapel stonework exactly matched the church interior stonework. The craftsmanship in matching the stonework to the existing…

Interior Wall - STM00198
After they closed the burial chamber and laid the wall foundations, they were able to make good progress on the wall. The old chapel stonework exactly matched the church interior stonework. The craftsmanship in matching the stonework to the existing…

Flower arrangements - STM00197
Throughout the build, the church was used for worship and on only two or three occasions was this not possible and Church House was used. Flowers were arranged in the new window niches.

Flower arrangements - STM00196
Throughout the build, the church was used for worship and on only two or three occasions was this not possible and Church House was used. Flowers were arranged in the new window niches.

Flower arrangements - STM00195
Throughout the build, the church was used for worship and on only two or three occasions was this not possible and Church House was used. Flowers were arranged in the new window niches.

Interior Wall - STM00194
This image shows the completed first stage of the rear wall.

Interior Wall - STM00193
This image shows the completed first stage of the rear wall.

Re-roofing in 1979-1980 - STM00191
This re-roofing was done around 5 years before the project began. It was a key to making the project viable, without a sound church roof the re-ordering project could not have begun. The re-roofing was necessitated by the storm damage which lifted…

Upper Room - STM00190
After the rear wall was completed, they started working on the 'Upper Room' above, the new foyer.