Cuerdale

Cuerdale is a civil parish in the South Ribble district of Lancashire, England. It includes Cuerdale Hall and has no substantive settlements. It originated as a township in the parish of Blackburn, becoming a separate civil parish in 1866. From 1894, it formed part of the Preston Rural District, and under the Local Government Act 1972 became part of the South Ribble district in 1974.

The origin of Cuerdale is defined as "Cynferth's valley". Cynferth is a Saxon personal name.

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Cuerdale Hoard
... The Cuerdale Hoard is a hoard of more than 8,600 items, including silver coins, English and Carolingian jewellery, hacksilver and ingots ... of the River Ribble, in an area called Cuerdale in South Ribble near to the city of Preston, Lancashire, England ... The Cuerdale Hoard is the largest Viking silver hoard ever found outside Russia, and exceeds in number of pieces and weight any hoard found in Scandinavia or any other ...
Cuerdale Hoard - Origins
... Banks suggested that the Cuerdale Hoard might have been a gift to English churches suffering persecution in the areas called the Danelaw that were occupied by pagan Vikings ... Many such mysteries surround the Cuerdale trove ... Little archaeological investigation has yet been done of the site of Cuerdale Hall ...
Cuerdale - Treasure
... The Cuerdale Hoard was found in the parish. ...
Cuerdale Hoard - The Original Report
... Courtesy of Treasure Hunting Magazine) The Cuerdale Hoard, as it is known, was found on 15 May 1840 by workmen at Hall Farm, Cuerdale, a total of 1,000 oz (31 kg) of silver ingots and 7,000 Anglo-Saxo ... On 15 May a group of workmen were trudging home through the fields of Hall Farm, at Cuerdale, on the outskirts of Preston ... Ever since the day of its discovery the Cuerdale hoard has puzzled numismatists ...