Metal Detecting ‘Helping to preserve Britain’s History’

By Jenny Hill, The BBC, Friday 3rd June 2011

This report talks about how metal detecting finds are helping us learn more about the UK’s history.


Metal detecting used to be seen as a slightly eccentric pastime but high-profile discoveries of long-lost treasure are giving it a new image.

The amateur archaeologists are gaining respect as they are credited with playing an increasingly important role in helping us learn about the UK’s past.”

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