Hoxne - All Year Round
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Hoxne is a beautiful and historic village and well worth a visit. It is the place where King Edmund was martyred at the hands of the Danes at a site just yards from the old market place. The village is also well known because of the so-called Hoxne Hoard, which was discovered by a metal detectorist in 1992. It is the largest hoard of Roman silver and gold discovered in Britain. The treasure consists of 14,865 Roman coins in gold, silver and bronze from the late 4th and early 5th Centuries, and approximately 200 items of silver tableware and gold jewellery. These items now reside in the British Museum in London.
Hoxne today is a busy, friendly village with a good community spirit plus a great village post office and shop, and an excellent public house with restaurant: the Hoxne Swan.