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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It will be another day of frequent sunny spells, brisk winds, and isolated showers.
Friday will remain cold in the breeze with a mixture of sunny spells and isolated showers.
Outbreaks of rain, sleet and some hill snow are forecast across the region through Saturday morning.