Today’s blog post was written by guest author Peter Reckling, a student worker for Special Collections & Archives. Peter is currently a junior at Southeast Missouri State University, studying historic preservation. 910 more words
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Manchester was victim to sever bombing damage during WW2, resulting in the required reconstruction of the eastern chapel at the cathedral. Work began in the 1950s under the control of Manchester architect, Hubert Worthington, who also designed the bronze gilt Madonna and child that sits in a niche on the eastern wall.