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Design for commemorative stone for Dore Village

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Title:Design for commemorative stone for Dore Village
Location:Sheffield_Dore
Date:1966
Date Period:1960-1979
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Illustration of dragon, with the inscription "King Egbert of Wessex led his army to Dore in the year A.D. 829 against King Eanred of Northumbria who submitted to him and peace was declared."

The 30cwt stone slab was bought by Sheffield City Council at a cost of £100. See The Star, 8th July 1968.

Dimensions: approx 45 x 60 cm.

Original at Sheffield Local Studies Library: MP 409 VL.

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