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Saturday, 27 July 2013
Possible Saxon bread oven found in Norfolk
A 1,300-year-old bread oven could have been discovered by a group of volunteer archaeologists in Norfolk.
The suspected oven could have been used to provide bread for the community [Credit: BBC]
The annual dig in Sedgeford, near Hunstanton, has had about 100 people a week looking for signs of the village's past.
Supervisor Dr John Jolleys said the clay object, which he believes to be a Saxon bread oven, was found about 4ft 11in (1.5m) underground.