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Question to council: William Marshal

Richard Stainthorp to ask the Lead Councillor for Culture Heritage and Recreation: William Marshal As I am sure the Lead Councillor is awar...

29 Jan 2012

Sometimes it pays to look up.

It's so easy to bustle about, getting on with life, and miss some truly beautiful things simply because you dodn't look up.  I was in Battle Library on Thursday and, while waiting to get the baby weighed, noticed this stunning stained glass:

I have been told by a very reliable source that they depict the arms of Reading Abbey, Reading Borough and the University College, Reading, ( later the University of Reading ).  I've been in and out of Battle Library for the last 30 years and never really noticed it.  What else have I missed?

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