Stepping down into history

Stepping down into history

Waltham Heritage Warden, Richard Snodin, reports on a recent trip of discovery beneath Waltham’s medieval church. His report starts:

For many years I had wondered what lay beneath a trapdoor in the churchyard, so we removed the rusted old padlock and descended into the gloom… a rather old and unsafe set of wooden steps led down 15 feet or so into a dark and creepy chamber, obviously constructed centuries ago as it was lined with stone and hand-made bricks.

Click here to read the full report, plus view some photos he took.

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