Thanks to Chris for the ID!
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I have never seen one of these - thought it was a tortoise beetle at first!
I saw my first this year as well, really amazing beetle.
Chris Brooks - www.dragonfly-images.co.uk
My Flickr site - www.flickr.com/photos/ceb1298
Lat/Lng: 52.9693, 0.6089
OS grid ref: TF752445