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AN EXTREMELY RARE SET OF FIVE VOUSSOIR/CLOISTER STONES. HYDE ABBEY WINCHESTER. CIRCA 1130.

HYDE ABBEY IS THE FINAL RESTING PLACE OF ALFRED THE GREAT, HIS WIFE EALHSWITH AND SON EDWARD THE ELDER.
THESE RARE ENGLISH CLOISTER STONES WERE DISCOVERED AS PART OF AN ARCHEOLOGICAL DIG DURING 2017-2018 ON THE ANCIENT SITE OF HYDE ABBEY WINCHESTER. SIX IDENTICAL STONES FROM THE SAME EXCAVATION ARE NOW ON LOAN TO WINCHESTER CITY MUSEUM AND ARE ON PUBLIC DISPLAY THERE.SEE IMAGE.

FULL AUTHENTICITY AND HISTORY OF HYDE ABBEY ARE SUPPLIED WITH THE VOUSSOIRS.

PROVENANCE- FROM THE CHRIS PRIOR COLLECTION, OWNER OF THE EXCAVATION SITE.

STOCK NO 1887.


Dimensions:
Height: 11 inches (27.9 cms)
Width: 5 inches (12.7 cms)
Depth: 7.5 inches (19.1 cms)

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