The Duke of Monmouth Key

This decorative iron key is part of a donation from the Musgrave family of the now demolished Eden Hall. The key has a filigree handle,...

Jimmy the Bellman,1846-1907

An old postcard in Penrith Museum shows James Parkin standing in front of the Gloucester Arms Hotel in Great Dockray. He is holding a...

Most Magical Object - The Dobbie Stone

This is a perforated square stone, probably a line or net sinker, but which could also have been used as a ‘dobbie stone’ also know as a...

Gryphon Weathervane

This is a pattern for making a weathervane which would have been cast from a sand casing formed around it. It is from the Stalkers iron...