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  Explore a wide range of Post-Medieval Objects discovered in the North Pennines. Objects date from the Union of the Crowns in
1603, through the Napolionic Wars in Europe, to the death of Queen Victoria in 1901
           
 
  Rookhope Lead Pig
Description: An 8 stone piece of lead probably smelted at Rookhope Mill
Original Location: On the fells above Rookhope

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  Rookhope Pig
   
       
  The Rookhope Ryde & The Bonny Moorhen
Description: Two classic Border-Ballads eventually written down in 1792
Original Location: Weardale

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  Rookhope Ryde
   
         
  Hudgill Burn Lead Mine Silver Bowl
Description: Decorated silver bowl inscribed ‘Produce of Hudgill Burn Mine 1823’
Original Location: Nenthall(?)

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  Silver Bowl
   
  Thomas Sopwith Geological Models
Description: Wooden models representing geological strata, dating to 1841
Original Location:

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  Sopwith Models
         
  Tindale Fell Spelter Works Plans
Description: Plan from 1845 illustrating a nineteenth century zinc spelter works
Original Location: Tindale, Cumbria

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  Spelter works plans
   
         
  Battle of Stanhope Fowling Piece
Description: A flintlock ‘Fowling Piece’, used in ‘The Battle of Stanhope’ in 1818
Original Location: St John’s Chapel, Weardale

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  Battle of Stanhope Fowling Piece
         
  Ceremonial Truncheon
Description: Dating to 1802 and belonging to a precursor of the Police Force
Original Location: Weardale

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  Truncheon
         
  The Weardale Chest and its contents
Description: Used to store legal documents for the Park and Forest of Weardale
Original Location: Warden Hill Farm, Westgate

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  The Weardale Chest
         
  Weatherhill Beam Engine
Description: A winding engine used on the early Stanhope-Tyne Railway, 1834
Original Location: 2 miles north of Stanhope, Weardale

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  Weatherhill Beam Engine
         
  Wesley Bust and other Wesleyana
Description: Ceramic objects from 1781 - 1850 celebrating John Wesley
Original Location: Weardale

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  Wesleyana
         
  Racing Plate of 'West Australian'
Description: A racing plate celebrating the first winner of the ‘Triple Crown’
Original Location: Barnard Castle

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  Racing plate of 'Western Australian'
         
  Weardale Union Workhouse Plan
Description: Architectural plans of the New Weardale Union Workhouse, c.1866
Original Location: Weardale Rural District Council, Stanhope

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  Weardale Union Workhouse Plan
         
         
         
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