Chris lifts roof on over 500 years of history

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A young Sutton apprentice is helping to lift the roof on 500 years of history as he helps to rebuild an ancient Newark building.

Work to create a £5.4m National Civil War Centre in Newark’s historic Old Magnus Building has reached a crucial stage with the slate roof removed so engineers can check beams and probe into the 500 year old monument’s past.

Chris Richards, 18 in his third year of a joinery apprenticeship is learning traditional woodwork techniques as part of the team..


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