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Pic: Dukes/BNPS<br />
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Valuer Amy Brennan with the 1100 year old headstone.<br />
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An extremely rare Anglo-Saxon gravestone dating from the time of Alfred the Great has been discovered propped against a garage wall in Surrey.<br />
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The 3ft tall slab once stood on the grave of a 9th century christian Anglo-saxon - despite originally being found in Little Eaton in Derbyshire, an area that would have been ruled by the pagan Viking invaders at the time under 'Danelaw'<br />
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The incredibly rare 1100 year old stone is carved with Christian symbols and was found by a sharp eyed auctioneer Guy Swinge hiding among cardboard boxes and garden tools in a garage at a house in Surrey.<br />
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Dukes auctioneers are now selling the historic object with a £5000 estimate.