Church ceilings to be restored

A church in Cumbria has been given nearly £50,000 from the Heritage Lottery Fund to help restore its painted ceilings.

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Full Report: Cumbrian church ceiling to be restored

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.

Cumbrian church awarded nearly £50,000

A church in Cumbria has been given nearly £50,000 from the Heritage Lottery Fund to help restore its painted ceilings.

St Bridget's Church in Brigham. Credit: Derek Bainbridge

The money will be used to help with the restoration of the William Butterfield painted ceilings of St Bridget's Church in Brigham.

The painted ceilings at the church Credit: Derek Bainbridge

Work is expected to start in September and be completed by November 2013.

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