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Rare Gravestone Bought For £ 3,600

Gravestone

7:51am 1st August 2013
(Updated 12:15pm 2nd August 2013)

An Anglo Saxon gravestone dating back to the time of Alfred the Great has sold for £ 3,600 at an auctioneers in Dorset.

The item, which was found in a garage went under the hammer yesterday at Dukes in Dorchester.

After commission the purchaser paid around £ 4,300.

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