Hampshire Cultural Trust

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Collection Enquiries and Services


Items in store at our Bar End Collections Stores in Winchester may be viewed for research purposes, by appointment only, Monday to Friday between 9am and 5pm.

We operate a free object identification service for items that relate to our collections.  We do not give valuations.

If you have an object that you think would enhance our collections please contact us with as much information about the object as possible -  information such as local connections, who it belonged to, where it was found or how it was used, along with your contact details.

For any of the above, please contact:


Conservation Services

Our team of ICON professionally-accredited conservators (ACRs) provide a range of conservation services at our Chilcomb headquarters in our fully equipped conservation laboratories:
  • General object conservation covering archaeology, social history, decorative arts and natural history
  • Treatment of insect-pest infested objects using anoxic fumigation in a specially designed chamber or industrial-grade freezing
  • Advice and training in preventive conservation and collections care. X-raying of objects

Please contact:

Historic Photographs

Electronic or printed copies of photographs from our extensive Historic Photograph collection can be supplied for private or commercial use, prices available on request.  Please contact

   01962 678140