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(From Western Daily Press)
Work to conserve the spectacular 14th century Jesse Window in Wells Cathedral has begun in earnest.
The first panels have been removed as part of the GBP500,000 project. Experts consider the window, situated at the east end of the Cathedral Quire, to be one of the best examples of medieval stained glass in the world. But years of weather, and the smoke from the candles that burn below it mean the window is deteriorating.
It was in danger of being beyond repair unless urgent conservation work was carried out.
In a Wells back street the painstaking task of repairing and conserving the panels is taking place, one small …