Hollingbourne hoard now on show in Maidstone Museum.

A selection of Anglo Saxon artefacts that were found in Hollingbourne are now on show in Maidstone museum. The purchase of the c 600AD jewellery was partially financed by a £500 grant from Hollingbourne Parish Council.  

Earlier today a members of the Hollingbourne WI and other local residents visited the Museum and were given a talk by Pernille Richards on Anglo Saxon history and the importance of the find.

The website of the Museum is http://museum.maidstone.gov.uk/

Pictured below (top) is the find in the Anglo Saxon section of the Museum and (below) are Hollingbourne residents with Samantha Harris, Collections Manager of the Museum.

The Hollingbourne hoard in the Bentlif Gallery of the Maidstone Museum.
Hollingbourne residents looking at the hoard with Samantha Harris from the Museum.