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  Armstrong Hydraulic Engine
Description: A hydraulic reciprocating engine, designed and built for W.B. Lead
Original Location: Allenheads, Northumberland

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  Armstrong Hydraulic Engine
  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
  Classic Weardale Fluorite Specimen
Description: A magnificent specimen of fluorspar discovered in 1818
Original Location: White’s Level Mine, near Westgate

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  Fluorite Specimen
  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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  The Gilmonby Hoard
  Hill Farm Gate-Sweep for Hay
Description: Used to gather lying dried hay prior to storage in the hay barn
Original Location: Daddry Shield, Weardale

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  Hay Sweep
  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
  Lead & Zinc Mine Wagons
Description: Mid C19th narrow gauge railway wagon from Alston Moor
Original Location: Brownley Hill Level

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  Mine Wagons
  C19th Image of Lead Ore Pony Train
Description: A painting providing a rare contemporary visual record of this industry
Original Location: Probably Beaumont/WB Lead origin

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  Pony Carriage
  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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  The Rookhope Lead Pig
  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 Geological 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 Plans
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