The severe earthquake of the 31st of May 1818 partially destroyed the two cathedral steeples; and that of the I Ith of March 1875 damaged many of the larger buildings.
See also Clayton, Churches of Sir C. Wren (1848-1849); Taylor, Towers and Steeples of Wren (London, 1881); Niven, City Churches (London, 1887), illustrated with fine etchings; A.
From this model is derived the custom of placing weathercocks on steeples.
Graham was credited with a number of unorthodox solo climbs, church steeples, office corridors etc., not always appreciated by officialdom.
Trevor Steeples, 46, from West Bridgford, Nottinghamshire, was brought to the surface after collapsing underground, but was pronounced dead.
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