Church appeals for help deciphering monument inscriptions

9:00pm Saturday 24th May 2014

St Helen’s Church, Dry Sandford, near Abingdon, is looking for volunteers to help record its churchyard monument inscription.

The church is participating in Cherishing Churchyard Week and will hold the recording day on Saturday, June 14.

Local historians have already been invited to help decipher centuries-old carvings.

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