£200,000 project to restore Norfolk church tower completed
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A £200,000 project to repair a Norfolk church tower has been completed.
The crumbling All Saints' Church in Welborne in mid-Norfolk received a grant of £168,900 from the Heritage Lottery Fund in 2017.
They also received £27,500 grants in total from Norfolk Churches' Trust, All Churches' Trust, Round Tower Churches' Society, the Garfield Weston Centre
and Wolfson Foundation.
Linda Groom, a member of the parochial church council, said: 'Repair work began in late September 2017 and we have been able to completely replace the tower roof and restore and replace the weather vane.
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'We have also repaired the tower walls, church wall buttresses, and installed a toilet in the bottom of the tower, added a kitchenette, and improved the lighting and sound system.'
She said that money was also available to research church and village heritage and pay for expert-led training sessions for people to learn about repairing old buildings.
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