Saving the Silverdale Hoard for Lancashire

Lancashire County Council Museums Service wished to acquire the Viking Silverdale Hoard. This was made up of over 200 pieces of jewellery, coins and hack silver – the third largest Viking hoard ever to be found in Britain.

Silverdale Hoard
The Silverdale Hoard
Applicant: 
Lancashire County Museum Service
Location: 
Lancashire County Council Museum Service, Stanley Street, Preston, Lancashire, PR1 4YP
Region: 
North West
Grant awarded: 
£45,000
Year awarded: 
2013