One of the most important church ceilings in Cumbria is to be restored with a grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund.
150 years of dirt and dust - together with a leak in the roof - have taken their toll on the painted plasterwork at St Bridget's Church.
However, soon it will be back to its former glory, as Derek Proud reports.
Watch his full report below.
A church in Cumbria has been given nearly £50,000 from the Heritage Lottery Fund to help restore its painted ceilings.
The money will be used to help with the restoration of the William Butterfield painted ceilings of St Bridget's Church in Brigham.
Work is expected to start in September and be completed by November 2013.
A Methodist Church in Brigham, west Cumbria, is about to re-open to the public- nine months after it closed for urgent repairs.
Members of the church community raised more than £120,000 through a combination of grants, donations and events.
The money was used to fix the roof, update the heating system and bring the church and adjacent hall up to modern standards and to meet the needs of the village.