Medieval crucifix may stay in Dorset

Medieval crucifix

A medieval crucifix discovered by a treasure hunter may find a permanent home in the county.

At a treasure trove inquest, West Dorset coroner Michael Johnston said the artefact was found by John Sharp in a ploughed field at farmland near Winterborne Kingston in January.

Mr Johnston said that Mr Sharp, from Shirley Road, Parkstone, found the silver and gold crucifix six inches below the ground using a metal detector.

Read the full article at the Daily Echo



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