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It was fascinating to see the Stone Masons working at their craft. They were working on larger pieces than were displayed in the minster last time I visited.

The Minster is currently part way through the five-year ‘York Minster Revealed’ project.  The Heritage Lottery Fund has issued a grant to enable expansion of [...]

24 Comments CherryPie on Dec 9th 2011

An area at the back of the minster was displaying some new stonework and a board near to the carvings informed that:

New stonework copies the original stone and this is carried out by our 24 Masons, Carvers and Apprentices.
Occasionally the removed carving is too decayed to see what it used to be. When this [...]

2 Comments CherryPie on Jul 22nd 2010