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    Westminster, Abbey, London, England: GV Westminster Abbey. GV Int. Abbey, towards Altar. Angle V Workmen restoring woodwork above Altar, pan down. Side V Workmen restoring woodwork. CU Ditto pan up to carving. GV Workmen repairing interior roof of Jerusalem Chapel. CU Wood being tested for woodworm. CU Section being tapped & crumbling. CU Grubs being shifted by pencil. CU Section of roof eaten by woodworm. CU Two grubs. CU Man banging woodlot. SCU Girders being compared with wooden rafter. CU Wooden rafter pan to steel ditto. GV Int. Roof of Abbey. Angle V Roof of Henry VIII Chapel (restored) pan down to floor of Chapel.



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    GV Ext. Westminster Abbey, flag flying. Angle V Abbey. GV ABBey showing entrance. GV Ext. Abbey Tower with part of roof & scaffolding, pan down showing man walking towards by scaffolding. GV Abbey with scaffolding by roof on right of picture. GV Cloisters, GV looking down cloisters. SV Cloisters thru window? GV Int. Abbey. GV Int. Abbey showing flags hanging up. SV Mass of Scaffolding. Angle V Pan Up From scaffolding to roof inside Abbey. SV Men examining & part of Abbey. TV Men working on section of abbey. SCU Stonemason chipping. CU DITTO. STV Men working on section of roof. CU TV Decaying working on section of roof. CU TV Decaying part of Abbey pan to men working on ditto. Angle V Section of roof and scaffolding panning around. SV Men working on carving over Altar.



    Buildings, Landmarks and Monuments; History and Archaeology; Self-Reference; Great Britain




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    Film ID:
    VLVA6IFIX3VG2UTA2PGWFU10JUG20
    Media URN:
    VLVA6IFIX3VG2UTA2PGWFU10JUG20
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    21/09/1954
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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