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

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  Ceremonial 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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  Weardale Chest
  Mayor Family Tombstone
Description: A family tombstone commissioned by Ann 'Nanny' Mayor - the first independenty work of James Graham Lough, the son of a local blacksmith who became one of the most eminent Victorian sculptors.
Original Location: Muggleswick

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  Plenmeller Halt
  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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  Workhouse Plans
  Isaac Holden Daguerreotype
Description: The Daguerreotype image of Isaac Holden was taken in 1853 and sold widely for 6d a copy to raise funds for a hearse in the West Allen Valley.
Original Location: Keenley Thorn Farm, near Allendale

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  Plenmeller Halt
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