A huge collection of rare furniture has been found at a Staffordshire house.
Much of it dates back to the 17th century and is of the type that was lost forever in the Great Fire of London.
Manager of Hansons Auctioneers, Charles Hanson, described the collection as some of the finest he has ever seen.
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A dull and damp day, with cloudy skies and further outbreaks of rain, locally heavy during the morning.
It will be a cloudy day across the West Midlands with showery outbreaks of rain, possibly heavy in places
Low levels of pollen today and tomorrow.