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Crude Carvings: Graffiti in the Winchester Cathedral

November 18, 2020 Dr Cindy Wood Season 2 Episode 1
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Crude Carvings: Graffiti in the Winchester Cathedral
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Crude Carvings: Graffiti in the Winchester Cathedral
Nov 18, 2020 Season 2 Episode 1
Dr Cindy Wood

When most people see someone’s initials scratched into the wall of the cathedral, the carvings are dismissed as graffiti and vandalism. However, those letters tell a story about the Winchester Cathedral in centuries past and the people that walked under its vaulted ceilings. Is it history, vandalism, or both? Dr. Cindy Wood explores the controversial topic.

For more information, including a transcript and further information, go to out website: https://www.winchesterheritageopendays.org/introduction-histbites

Show Notes

When most people see someone’s initials scratched into the wall of the cathedral, the carvings are dismissed as graffiti and vandalism. However, those letters tell a story about the Winchester Cathedral in centuries past and the people that walked under its vaulted ceilings. Is it history, vandalism, or both? Dr. Cindy Wood explores the controversial topic.

For more information, including a transcript and further information, go to out website: https://www.winchesterheritageopendays.org/introduction-histbites