Silverwoods of Lancashire 

Silverwoods is one of the most popular and vibrant Auction Houses in the North of England, holding Fine Art and Antiques auctions with internet bidding, monthly sales of hundreds of antiques and collectables, Rural Bygones auctions and specialist collection sales.  Selling at auction is one of the best, and easiest, ways to turn antiques and collectables into maximum profit –  if you have not bought or sold through an Auction before don't worry we will guide you through the process. 

So browse the website and get in touch with us to find out how we can help you.


July Fine: Numismatics and Toy sale

NB - Numismatics includes best quality medals, coins, stamps, silver and jewellery) 

25th July sale now finished, highlights on our news page.

We are taking items for the next Numismatic, Toy, Silver & Jewellery sale in September. 

Phone or E-mail us initially, or we're here weekdays for appointments.


We're pleased to announce the following sales :  

Rediscovery - 14th August

Fine: Furniture & Antiques - 15th August

Please note that the dates for these sales have been altered from those previously posted. The catalogues will be on-line soon...

All  sales 'Timed' online through

Valuation & Appraisal

To receive an initial appraisal, you can simply email images of your items with a brief description to: 

Alternatively, or as a next step, make an appointment for a free private consultation with one of our team of professional valuers. 

For our solicitor clients, we also offer valuations for insurance or probate purposes. Contact our senior auctioneer, Marc Anderson on 01200 423322 for an initial consultation.

Viewing of Lots

Fine Antiques, Furniture & Collectables

Silverwoods will now be placing emphasis on the display of lots in auction catalogues creating an emporium, of galleria of antiques, furniture and fine art within exhibition 'rooms'. Vendors, therefore, can be assured their items are displayed in the best way and for Buyers to see items in context; rather than merely on racks. From 2021 we welcome customers to view the lots the week preceding a sale. Viewing times will be available on the website per sale.  

Rediscovery: Antiques, Furniture and Memorabilia.

From 2021 we welcome customers to view the lots the week preceding a sale. Viewing times will be available on the website per sale.  

Our Payment Policy

Silverwoods is especially proud of its fast payment policy to customers, by BACS, within 14 days following a Rediscovery sale and 28 days following A Fine Arts sale. 

On-line Bidding

Online sales are conducted via

Registration and use of the platform is straightforward, allowing you to see our catalogues, search easily and leave bids in the comfort of your own home. 

Current Vacancy

We are currently recruiting for a vacancy at Clitheroe Auction within the Silverwoods Sales Room for an admin assistant. This is a great opportunity to become involved in a busy and dynamic enterprise. The position offered is either part time being 5 1/2 days a week or full time. 

Please apply by sending your CV and covering letter to:

Helen Allen, Company Secretary, Clitheroe Auction Mart Co Ltd, Lincoln Way, Clitheroe, BB7 1QD. 

Or email

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