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Statue of George Bell

Statue of George Bell

A statue of George Bell, a former Dean of Canterbury and later Bishop of Chichester, is to be completed and installed at Canterbury Cathedral.

Bishop Bell was Dean between 1924 and 1929 and during that time founded The Friends of Canterbury Cathedral who celebrated their 90th anniversary in 2017.

To commemorate his work whilst in Canterbury, the statue will be placed in one of the exterior niches at the west end of the Cathedral joining those of other influential figures.

Work started on the statue, which is being paid for by the Friends, in 2015.

Read a statement about Bishop Bell from the Archbishop of Canterbury here.

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