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450 acres of “very interesting and historically rich land” along the banks of the River Thames near Henley will NOT now host a massive international commercial metal detecting rally this weekend.

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So no coachloads of overseas treasure hunters, no puzzled expressions from the landowner or PAS about why the number of found items seems low, no sudden glut of vague eBay descriptions of “old finds from Yorkshire”, and no items of British historical significance with it’s associated knowledge quietly taken away to Belgium or Latvia.

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More Heritage Journal views on artefact collecting
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