The High Altar Screen dates from 1484 but lost its statues at the reformation. In the late 1800s Lords Aldenham and Grimthorpe engaged in an unedifying but entertaining quarrel about who should be included in the new statues. Many are saints, some you might call sinners. Hear their fascinating stories.

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