11th May 2008
With generous support from the Friends of Fletching Church and a substantial bequest from the late Sir Hugh Collum, the old cedar shingles have been removed from the spire and replaced with oak shakes. After several months of dedicated work by craftsman Peter Harknett and his team, the process approached completion in early May 2008. Following the morning service on the 11th May, a Topping Out Ceremony was held, the weather vane was replaced and the reclad spire was dedicated.
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Scaffolding in place

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Work in progress

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Lead cladding

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New pinnacle

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Peter Harknett at the top

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View from the top

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The new shakes

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Replacing the weathervane

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Replacing the weathervane

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Revd. Heather Howell

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Dedication - 11th May 2008

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The spire clad in new oak