Two Anglo-Saxon silver pennies of Aethelred II who reigned 978-1016 and minted at Huntingdon by the moneyer, Aelfric. The coins were discovered by a local metal detectorist and purchased through the National Treasure Scheme.
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The first large-scale brewery in St Neots is thought to have been established by Samuel Emery who purchased The Bull Inn on the Market Square and the public house next door so that he could brew in larger quantities.
https://www.stneotsmuseum.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/home-post-slider-2019-9.jpg400495Liz Davieshttps://www.stneotsmuseum.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/st-neots-museum-logo.svgLiz Davies2017-07-07 09:38:392019-02-07 12:24:38Paine’s Brewery and the history of brewing in St Neots
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https://www.stneotsmuseum.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/civil-war.jpg8251100Liz Davieshttps://www.stneotsmuseum.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/st-neots-museum-logo.svgLiz Davies2018-06-28 19:56:062018-10-24 14:08:34The Battle of St Neots
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The Love’s Farm project represents a detailed archaeological examination of the later Prehistoric and Roman agricultural landscape on a previously unprecedented scale within the region. The site, located…
A visitor recently asked the museum curator, Liz Davies about the image we are using to advertise our English Civil War Murder Mystery evening – why are the Parliamentarians not wearing roundhead helmets?…
https://www.stneotsmuseum.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/cavalier_poodle.jpg600900Liz Davieshttps://www.stneotsmuseum.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/st-neots-museum-logo.svgLiz Davies2017-07-05 20:32:192018-02-15 16:05:25Why are the Parliamentarians not wearing helmets?
A hoard of 67 Iron Age coins found with a metal detector close to the border of Bedfordshire in the village of Kimbolton. St Neots Museum purchased the items, that date from the first century AD, in 2012.
Have you dug up some archaeology in the garden, found an antique in the attic or at the back of a drawer – if it’s of local historical value we might be interested. Contact Cambridgeshire finds officer on 01223 728571 or pop in to the museum for a chat.