A PLAQUE put up a year ago to mark the opening of a new £20,000 courtyard in Huntingdon town centre is to be replaced because of a spelling mistake. The plaque was put up in St Benedict s Square in August 2006 and should read: This area was formerly the
A PLAQUE put up a year ago to mark the opening of a new £20,000 courtyard in Huntingdon town centre is to be replaced because of a spelling mistake.
The plaque was put up in St Benedict's Square in August 2006 and should read: "This area was formerly the site of St Benedict's Church..."
However, in says: "This area was formally the site of..."
The spelling error was spotted by a Hunts Post reader.
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A spokesman for the Huntingdonshire District Council said: "The mistake has been brought to our attention. We are in the process of finding out what went wrong and will be getting hold of the necessary people so that we can rectify the problem."
The courtyard was built after the Huntingdon Town Centre Partnership was given £20,000 in February 2006 to improve the town centre.
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The money was spent on a new water feature, curved seating area and new lighting.