Mr Monkey scurried along the south aisle to the crossing. Investigating the south transept Mr Monkey found the Saxon Stone, a carving of the Harrowing of Hell, which is pre-Norman and therefore older than the cathedral. It was found under the Chapter House when rioters burned it down in 1831, but no-one knows what it was doing there. Then Mr Monkey went into the Newton Chapel to examine the tombs of several generations of the Newton family.
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