Unexploded Shell Found in Derbyshire Back Garden

An unexploded World War Two shell was found in the back garden of a house in Long Eaton in Derbyshire, resulting in a safety cordon being put in place by the Police.

The device was reported to be a 25-pounder shell and was found during works by the landlord to an install new fencing.  An Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) team later arrived to remove the shell.

See: https://www.derbytelegraph.co.uk/news/derby-news/couple-tell-shock-after-second-3236922