Saving the North Shropshire Bronze Age Hoards

by Friends of Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery in Shrewsbury, England, United Kingdom

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On 31st July 2021 we successfully raised £8,313 ( + est. £785.25 Gift Aid ) with 86 supporters in 66 days

2500 years ago, a remarkable collection of Bronze Age objects was hidden in a Shropshire wetland. We hope to purchase them to find out why.

by Friends of Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery in Shrewsbury, England, United Kingdom

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Sylvia Starkey 22nd October 2021

I am very disappointed that such a beautiful piece should have to leave the county where it was found. Surely it is ours, they could put a copy in the British Museum!!!!

Jasmine LB 14th September 2021

This is such an important issue! Local areas should keep the rare gems of their history - whether that's the Greek Marbles, Tribal Masks, or the North Shropshire Hoard. People should have access to learn about their local culture and to be inspired by it!

admb 27th July 2021

We must keep this wonderful hoard in Shropshire. It opens a window on an ancient and mysterious time in our county.

R Maguire 5th June 2021

These are such important finds, they belong to the people of Staffordshire and Britain, and should be in the public eye. What a shame to have to do this to protect one's own heritage. Good luck from Ireland


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