|Digging For History
||[Mar. 29th, 2017|11:16 am]
I've invited a couple of metal detectorists onto the farm and they're walking up and down the fields now. They've only been at it a few minutes but already they've found...|
A Victorian penny
A gilt button
A harness stud
A piece of shrapnel from the Second World War
and- most intriguingly- two large bore musket balls.
The balls are bigger that you'd expect a farmer to be firing off. They imply the presence of soldiers or at least of military firearms.
More to follow...