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  The Amy Emms Durham Quilt
Description: A classic Durham Quilt made by Amy Emms MBE, in 1985
Original Location: Weardale

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  Any Emm's Quilt
   
       
  Stanhope Town Crier's Bell
Description: The only Town Crier's Bell surviving in the North Pennines
Original Location: Stanhope, Weardale

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  Town Crier's Bell
   
         
  Epiacum Bronze Dolphin and Glass Beads
Description: Discovered during the annual molehill surveys at Epiacum (2011-2015)
Original Location: Epiacum Roman fort, Alston

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  Epiacum Bronze Dolphin
   
  Egglestone Spar Box
Description: This cabinet of curiosities is a fantastic example of Victorian folk craft
Original Location: St. John’s Chapel, Weardale

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  Egglestone Spar Box
         
  Hannah Peart's Quilt
Description: A hand-made traditional strippy quilt, crafted in 1854
Original Location: Allendale in the North Pennines

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  Hannah Peart's Quilt
   
         
  Holey Stones, Hag Stones or Fairy Beads
Description: Stones with natural holes, used as charms in many Weardale byres
Original Location: Ireshopeburn, Weardale, Co. Durham

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  Holey Stones and Fairy Beads
         
  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
         
  Weardale Knitting Stick
Description: Knitting aid with beautiful incised and carved decoration, dated 1883
Original Location: Weardale

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  Knitting Stick
         
  Act of Parliament Clock
Description: A public service cased wall-clock dating to the late Georgian period
Original Location: High House Chapel, Ireshopeburn

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

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

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  Hudgill Burn Lead Mine Silver Bowl
         
  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
         
         
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