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National Heritage Memorial Fund annual report and accounts 2009 to 2010

This document contains the following information: National Heritage Memorial Fund annual report and accounts for the year ended 31 March 2010.

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This document contains the following information: National Heritage Memorial Fund annual report and accounts for the year ended 31 March 2010.

The National Heritage Memorial Fund celebrates its 30th anniversary in 2010.

This report reflects on the wide variety of treasures saved with the help of the Fund: the Tudor flagship ‘Mary Rose’; Wordsworth’s cottage in the Lake District; Brecon Beacons; the Macclesfield psalter; The Flying Scotsman locomotive.

The hundreds of historic objects and artworks are among the best-loved exhibits in public museums, galleries and historic buildings throughout the UK. This report details eleven items that have received support in 2009-10: the Staffordshire Hoard of Anglo-Saxon gold and jewelled objects; Llyn Celyn medieval manor in theBrecon Beacons; Motor Gunboat 81 and High-Speed Launch 102, the last surviving World War II motor boats; the Iris-Murdoch/Raymond Queneau letters; the Vale of York Viking Hoard; Stepney armorial dinner service of Chinese porcelain; the Siegfried Sassoon archive; ‘Welsh Landscape’ by William Dyce; Sir John Narbrough journal and charts; and the Lindo Hanukah lamp.

This paper was laid before Parliament in response to a legislative requirement or as a Return to an Address and was ordered to be printed by the House of Commons.