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Hovis house for sale

A tiny cottage on the hill in Shaftesbury in Dorset, made famous by the Hovis adverts, is sold at auction.

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House on very famous - and steep - street up for sale

The cottage in Shaftesbury featured in a famous television advert Credit: ITV News Meridian

A Dorset cottage immortalised in a television advert for Hovis bread is up for sale. It shows a bakery boy struggling with his bike up the steep and cobbled Gold Hill in Shaftesbury.

The famous location is thought to have helped pushed the price of the bungalow to in excess of £200,000.

The cottage is on the very steep Gold Hill - immortalised in the 1970s Hovis advert Credit: ITV Meridian

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