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    Weʼve raised £50 to restore the St. Maries RC church Rugby spire.

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    Rugby, United Kingdom
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    Funded on Thursday, 27th October 2016

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    St Marie's RC Church was built in 1847 and the tower and spire were later added in 1872.
    It is one of Rugby’s great landmarks, but a survey of the spire and tower of St Marie’s Catholic Church in Dunchurch Road has made it clear various repairs are necessary.
    Restoration work is now needed for the upkeep of the spire to the sum of £100,000.

    The four life-size stone angels at the base of the spire are attached to the main part with steel rods, which are suffering from corrosion.
    The figures have wooden wings which are showing signs of wet rot.
    Their fixings need replacing as do the lightning conductors on both sides of the spire.

    Parish Priest, Father Tom Thomas, said: “St Marie’s is a beautiful and inspiring part of Rugby’s Christian Heritage. This should be the final significant work on the exterior of the church building.

    The tower and Spire is not only an architectural legacy but a heritage that needs to be enjoyed by future generations of Rugby.

    Read more: http://www.rugbyadvertiser.co.uk/news/local-news/landmark-spire-needs-your-support-1-7351558#ixzz4CxzXaU1F

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      8 months ago

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      We have our first donation. Thank you so much this is great.

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      Jul 28, 2016

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    Araial Ilustre

    Araial Ilustre

    Rugby, United Kingdom

    I am actively involved in fundraising for years now. This my first time to do crowdfunding. I would like to help my Parish to raise funds for spire restoration project and Through this campaign i can get people to be involved and to raise money for such a good cause.

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