Pilgrims' progress eased by repaving of nave and new underfloor heating at Canterbury Cathedral

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Workmen putting the finishing touches to paving stones, relaid for the first time since 1787, before the nave at Canterbury Cathedral reopened yesterday. The renovations revealed that the present nave, finished in 1405, is superimposed on the Norman nave of 1077, and this, in turn, was built using the foundations of the original Saxon cathedral.

Photograph: Brian Harris

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