Saturday, March 25, 2017

The Horsingdon Transmissions No.84: Figures Around A Steeple

St. Osmund's Church has now been entirely boarded-up, with scaffolding erected around its spire. The church and surrounding cemetary have been entirely closed-off to the public pending further notice.

Yesterday, the landlord of the Black Horse informed me that Horsingdon Council forcibly removed a cctv mounted on the pub's exterior, and which overlooked St. Ormund's Church; apparently the Council representatives threatened to revoke his licence if he failed to comply. He also noted that, just prior to closing time a few nights previously, patrons enjoying a smoke on the outside decking at the back of the pub thought they could spy hooded figures making ritual gestures on the scaffolding about the church's steeple...

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