Bats’ droppings destroying UK churches

Sir Tony Baldry, who represents the Church of England in the Commons, said dozens of parish churches were facing potential closure because of the crippling cost of dealing with bat infestations.

He told MPs that bat droppings were causing serious damage to medieval wall paintings, sculptures and wooden effigies – as well as posing a potential health hazard that has already forced the closure of one parish church. Read more

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