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from Bronze Age Hoards and Roman Altars to Churches and Wesleyana
           
 
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  Birkside Fell Collared Urn
Description: A finely decorated collared urn found in a Bronze Age burial cairn
Original Location: A ring-cairn at Birkside Fell, Blanchland

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  Birkside Fell Urn
   
       
  Blanchland Abbey Medieval Glass
Description: Pieces of C12th painted medieval 'grisaille' glass from the Cloister
Original Location: Blanchland Abbey, Northumberland

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  Blanchland Abbey Medieval Glass
   
         
  Bollihope Roman Altar
Description: Dedicated to 'The Divinities of the Emperors and unconquerable Silvanus'
Original Location: Bollihope Common near Bollihope Shield Farm

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  Bollihope Roman Altar
   
  Eastgate Roman Altar
Description: Altar dedicated to Sylvanus – god of the woods and hunting
Original Location: Bank of Rookhope Burn, Eastgate

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  Eastgate Roman Altar
         
  The Eastgate Bronze Age Hoard
Description: A hoard of 15 beautiful bronze objects that went 'missing' after 1967!
Original Location: Hag-Gate, Eastgate, Weardale

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  Eastgate Hoard
   
         
  Roman Altars from Epiacum
Description: One altar dedicated to Apollo or Mithras, another to Hercules
Original Location: Epiacum (Whitley Castle) Roman fort, Alston

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  Epiacum Altar
         
  Frosterley Marble
Description: Ornate fossiliferous limestone used in numerous important buildings
Original Location: Frosterley, Weardale

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  Frosterley Marble
         
  The Gilmonby Bronze Age Hoard
Description: One of the most important hoards from northern England
Original Location: A field east of Gilmonby village, near Bowes

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  Gilmonby Hoard
         
  The Head of Ayle
Description: A ‘celtic’ stone head of a local god, found near Epiacum fort
Original Location: High Row, near Ayle, Alston

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  The Head of Ayle
         
  Heathery Burn Bronze Age Hoard
Description: One of the most important Bronze Age hoards ever found in Britain
Original Location: Heathery Burn Cave, Stanhope Dene

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  Heathery Burn Hoard
         
  Kirkhaugh Gold Hair Tress-Rings
Description: A pair of gold tress-rings from a Neolithic/Bronze Age burial mound
Original Location: Burial cairn at Kirkhaugh, near Alston

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  Kirkhaugh Gold Hair Tress-Rings
         
  Sufferings of Quakers Collection
Description: A book from 1753 describing the persecution of Quakers
Original Location: London

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  Sufferings of the Quakers
         
         
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