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Photo-a-Day  (Friday, 16th March, 2012)

St Catharine's spire-less

St Catharine's spire-less
As the spire is dismantled, stone by stone, the scaffolding is taken down stage by stage, for safety reasons.

Photo: Rev David Long  (Konica Minolta Dynax 7D)
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Comment by: dot on 16th March 2012 at 09:47

What a transformation having the spire removed. Lovely weather for the workers, and all the photos are all crips and clear. Well done.

Comment by: D. on 16th March 2012 at 14:34

It's a good thing that St Cath's spire is being rebuilt but Wigan will not look the same without the distinctive lean!

Comment by: Gerald Pilkington Canada on 16th March 2012 at 21:44

Looks like the blue van took over the lean.

Comment by: Dave (Oy) on 16th March 2012 at 22:13

I hope they;re going to do a good job of rebuilding it and not putting some sort of modern monstrosity in its place

Comment by: prue on 16th March 2012 at 23:26

Spire is going back intact minus lean

Comment by: Colin Harlow on 17th March 2012 at 08:45

You have to give much credit to the men who erected the scaffolding. A very skilful job taken for granted.

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