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A very detailed ship was carved into St. Michael and All Angels Church in Bassingham.
A human figure, perhaps drawn in the 16th-century, was found at All Saints in Bracebridge.
An image of a windmill was found at St. Andrews in Billingborough.
This carving of a pair of shoes was found hidden under a pew at St. Andrews in Coleby.
An image of the crucifixion was found at St. Oswald in Howell.
Archaeologists believe some symbols were used to ward off evil.
Archaeologists believe some of the graffiti may have simply been medieval doodling.
A "scratch dial" or drawing to tell worshipers what time to come to Mass.
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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