Characters from The Chronicles of Narnia by CS Lewis are being carved in stone for exterior walls of the church. The carvings are being made as part of the project to restore St Mary’s crumbling stonework. Click on the image below to visit the new Narnia pages of our website where you can see the designs for the carvings and read the story about how this project came to life:
We can’t wait to unveil the new carvings in the autumn but in the mean time we hope you enjoy discovering more about the project here:
This exciting development has come about as a result of the ‘Curious Carvings’ project which is being delivered thanks to a grant from The National Lottery Heritage Fund. Find out more about that heritage project and the history of St Mary’s here:
Find out more about St Mary’s extraordinary heritage including its collection of our 600 roof bosses.
Visit the new history pages of our website for a timeline of the events which shaped St Mary’s, and our selection of 10 things not to be missed.