Gardener digs up ancient fortune

Published on May 22nd, 2009 | by Admin


The owner of a Herefordshire home keeps findings valuable antiques whenever she tends to her garden.

Her haul includes a diamond ring, solid gold Victorian watch, Edwardian chainmail bag, brooches, medals and coins – and even an ancient plough. Long, 57, first hit a stash of hundreds of Victorian bottles at her home.

Auctioneers Biddell and Webb, of Birmingham, say the diamond ring and watch alone could be worth several hundred pounds each.

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