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A very detailed ship was carved into St. Michael and All Angels Church in Bassingham.
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A human figure, perhaps drawn in the 16th-century, was found at All Saints in Bracebridge.
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An image of a windmill was found at St. Andrews in Billingborough.
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This carving of a pair of shoes was found hidden under a pew at St. Andrews in Coleby.
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An image of the crucifixion was found at St. Oswald in Howell.
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Archaeologists believe some symbols were used to ward off evil.
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Archaeologists believe some of the graffiti may have simply been medieval doodling.
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A "scratch dial" or drawing to tell worshipers what time to come to Mass.
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The meaning of the commonly found "VV" symbol is the subject of debate. Some believe it may come from "Virgo Virginum," the first line of a sung prayer which is part of "O Antiphons."
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