The Later Medieval collection contains a number of rare organic objects of wood and leather, as well as a large collection of pottery. There is also a range of religious material, from ring brooches to a reliquary, representing the importance of the church in Medieval times. The museum also holds a small collection of coins made in Medieval Carlisle.

A display of Late Medieval objects is housed in the Border Galleries, while the leather and wood objects can be seen in the Millennium Gallery.

Tudor Leather and Wood

Lathe-turned ash bowl, Leather boot (for a left foot)

The waterlogged conditions that have preserved the details of the early Roman forts have also, where they are present, preserved Medieval material. This is mainly everyday items such as wooden bowls, barrels, and shovel blades. The leather items are equally commonplace and consist of shoes, straps...