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5 weird things found in people’s homes

When you move into a new house, you never know what you’ll find left-behind from the previous homeowner. No matter how well they’ve cleaned up! Here are five of the weirdest things ever found in people’s homes – and yes, they are all real.

1. Mammoth bones

An Iowa family discovered the bones of a prehistoric mammoth, thought to be at least 12,000 years old, in their backyard.

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(Image courtesy of ABC News)

2. Medieval well

A couple who spent almost three decades wondering what had caused their living room floor to dip, found out to their surprise that it was a medieval well dating back to the 16th century.

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(Image courtesy of The Telegraph)

3. Van Gogh original

A norwegian man discovered a landscape painting in his attic in 1991 which he convinced himself must have been a fake. In 2013 however, an evaluation by expert historians declared it an 1888 original named “The Sunset at Montajour”.

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(Image courtesy of House Crazy)

4. Mortar round

Police had to evacuate neighbouring properties after a man found a mortar round whilst cleaning out his father’s home. After a visit from the explosive ordnance disposal team, the device was disassembled and removed from the home.

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(Image courtesy of Star Advertiser)

5. Ancient chapel

After a few drinks one night, The Farla family from Telford decided to inspect a metal grid in their detached Victorian home. They never expected what laid underneath – a hidden chapel.

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(Image courtesy of Mail Online)

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