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The frescoes in St Leonard's Church are acknowledged to be one of Clayton & Bell's two masterpieces, the other being at St Michael's & All Angels, Garton on the Wold. 

They are the reason the church is Grade I listed and no surface of the church is left undecorated.

A comprehensive and fully illustrated guide to the Frescoes has been compiled by the Archivist and may be read on-line or downloaded.
Restoration of the frescoes

A programme of restoration work is now underway to restore the frescoes and other decoration by Clayton & Bell back to their original glory. 

Although the main fresoes are in excellent condition there has been both wanton damange and water damage to various sections over the years.

You can follow the progress all the restoration work, both completed and on-going, by clicking here 

Click to read the guide