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Coventry Cathedral stained glass windows mystery investigated

The mysterious wartime disappearance of stained glass from Coventry Cathedral has been investigated by the chief executive an organisation for the protection of cultural heritage.

Dr Jonathan Foyle, from World Monuments Fund Britain, investigated rumours that the windows were stolen and sold on the black market.

Some believe the stained glass windows were taken away and smuggled to Iceland.

Credits - Archive footage courtesy and copyright of British Pathe.

The Great Glass Mystery is broadcast on Sunday, 2 March on BBC One West Midlands and nationwide on the iPlayer for seven days thereafter.

  • 02 Mar 2014
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