Builders find mysterious slab with '100-year-old' Hebrew writing on it during renovation

A slab with Hebrew letters written on it
A professor initially thought the discovery could be a gravestone (Image credit: John Adams)

Builders have found a mysterious tablet with Hebrew script while digging up a patio.

The mysterious stone was found when renovating the house, that is believed to be around 300-years-old, owned by John Adams in Norbury, Shropshire.

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