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The plastered ceilings were removed, and replaced with oak.
The galleries and pews were removed, the stonework of the pillars, arches and windows was cleaned and repaired.
It re-opened for worship on 12 April 1855 The tenor is in C at 533.5 Hz and weighs 31cwt, 1qr, 11 lb (3,511 pounds (1,593 kg)).
For many years the clock in the parish church was the only chronicler of hours in the town with the exception of one at Nicholson's foundry.
There are a few old monuments, and an exceedingly fine brass of the 14th century.
There is a hole in the spire which was supposedly made by a musket ball during the Civil War, although there is doubt locally as to the truth of the story.
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The church was heavily restored between 18 by Sir George Gilbert Scott.The old stalls, miserere seats, and desks were repaired and restored.The organ was moved from the rood loft, and placed in the south chancel aisle, with an entry to the vestry through the middle of it.The floor was levelled and concreted and in the nave laid with black and red Minton tiles. A new reredos in Ancaster stone replaced Hinton's picture, which was moved to the north transept.
The screen had its paint removed, and was restored.Newark had been granted by the Earl to the monks of Stow.