Lincolnshire metal detector man praised for 500 finds

A metal detector enthusiast who has made more than 500 significant archaeological finds has been praised by the British Museum.

Tom Redmayne, from North Somercotes, Lincolnshire, has helped build a picture of the county with his finds.

British Museum data shows that Lincolnshire was one of the top three areas of the country for Portable Antiquities Scheme finds in 2012.

In its annual PAS report, the British Museum said: “His [Tom Redmayne’s] finds have been of a consistently high standard, and the information now produced is of great benefit to understanding the archaeological landscape of the Lincolnshire marsh region.

Lincolnshire metal detector man praised for 500 finds

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