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  Explore a wide range of Medieval Objects discovered in the North Pennines. Objects date from the Early Medieval period around
450 AD - 1066 AD; the Norman Conquest of 1066 AD; through the Tudor period to the Union of the Crowns in 1603.
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  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 glass
  Frosterley Marble
Description: Ornate fossiliferous limestone used in numerous important buildings
Original Location: Frosterley, Weardale

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  Frosterley Marble
  St. Botolph's Cross, Frosterley
Description: Fragments of an C8th Anglo-Saxon Cross found in 2013/14
Original Location: St Botolph’s Chapel, Frosterley

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  St Botolph's Cross
  Stone Head from St. Botolph's Chapel
Description: Carved stone head of probable C12th date found in 2014
Original Location: St Botolph’s Chapel, Frosterley, Weardale

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  St Botolph’s Chapel, Frosterley, Weardale
  Painting of the Weardale Campaign c.1327
Description: Lavishly illuminated painting by artist Loiset Leyedet in c.1470
Original Location: Bruges, Flanders

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  Weardale Campaign Painting
  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
  Westgate Castle Spiral Staircase
Description: A stone spiral staircase revealed in 2011 at Westgate Castle
Original Location: Westgate, Weardale, Co. Durham

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  Westgate Castle
  Wydon Eals Anglo-Saxon Log-Coffins
Description: Log-coffins radiocarbon dated to the late 7th or early 8th century
Original Location: Wydon Eals Farm, near Featherstone

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  Wydon Eals Coffins
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