WW2 Grenade found in Holford

The A39 at Holford was closed for a time on Saturday 7th April 2012 (Easter Bank Holiday weekend) due to a child finding a Second World War hand grenade whilst searching in an Easter Egg hunt at Woodlands car park on the outskirts of of the village. The bomb squad carried out a controlled explosion of the grenade.
Apparently, the area around Shervage Wood where the grenade was found was another place of military activity in the village during WW2. It is thought that the recently disturbed ground to form the revamped parking area opposite Woodlands unearthed the grenade.
Full details and photographs can be found by using the link to the Daily Mail website above.

The bomb team prepares to safely explode the potentially deadly 'Easter egg'
The grenade was spotted by an eagle-eyed child searching for hidden eggs
Stuart Moffatt, pictured with his two daughters, spotted the toddler standing on a live grenade
Stuart Moffatt, pictured with his two daughters