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The HLF Grant-aided repairs brought about a renaissance to the tower at St Andrew, Holborn. 

Like many towers, ferrous metal camps were introduced in its construction to speed-up work, and these had since rusted – thereby fracturing the stone due to their expansion. Upon conducting a metal detection survey, it soon became apparent that a considerable number of cramps would need to be cut-out and repaired with new stone indents. 

Whilst the works repaired the tower, the reintroduction of weather veins – lost in the Second Word War – enlivens the tower, and a new flagstaff reinstates the tower a proud landmark.