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St Catherine's Hill

 

The medieval cave shrine.

You may have heard of the discovery of a medieval shrine during the work to stabilise the railway cutting on St Catherine's Hill. Here is a Youtube video explaining its significance:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YKjnMmH_-es

 

Images of St Catherine's Hill

St Catherine's Hill has long been a source of interest to historians and artists. Here are some nice images:

An etching of the hill looking from the south by J M W Turner. An etching of the hill looking from the south by J M W Turner.
St Catherine's Fair, by J M W Turner. St Catherine's Fair, by J M W Turner.
This lovely watercolour of St Catherine's Hill viewed from the meadows is by a rather more obscure artist, Francis Oliver Finch (1802 - 1862), and is reproduced by permission of the British Museum. This lovely watercolour of St Catherine's Hill viewed from the meadows is by a rather more obscure artist, Francis Oliver Finch (1802 - 1862), and is reproduced by permission of the British Museum.