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Conserving Calder stones the

How a chambered tomb travelled from Liverpool to London

The small stone circle that has stood in Liverpool’s Calderstones Park for the past half century is in fact the remains of a chambered tomb. Now its uprights have been carefully removed and taken to London for conservation before they return home to be arranged in a new installation more in keeping with their original form. Carly Hilts reports.


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the Calder stones were displayed in a glasshouse in Liverpool’s Calderstones Park. They have now been taken to a workshop in London for restoration and, after they return home, redisplay by Orbis


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