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News article 2012 - Peter finds the key to local history


Magazine article by Lynne Powell about Peter Stewart who unearthed an iron Roman key in a field near Badsey. Also includes a report by Peter Stewart about his various finds: a silver penny originally thought to be an Edward I penny but then found to be an imitation one produced by Ferry IV, Duke of Lorraine (1312-1328); pottery shards identified as Samian, Grey Ware and Mortaria; iron nails; Roman coins mainly from the 3rd and 4th century. Includes photos of the finds and a photo of Peter with pottery expert, Henry Sandon, MBE.

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21 cm x 29.7 cm
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Magazine article on 2 A4 sheets
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The Badsey Society
Article from The Vale Magazine (copyright Cotswold & Vale Magazine)
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