Send us news by text, start your message Star News and your send photos and videos to 80360
Bronze age axe head on show at Fir Tree Farm
6:29pm Monday 3rd September 2012 in News
A BRONZE Age axe head which was discovered in a field will go on display at Fir Tree Farm, Kings Moss.
Liverpool Museum has confirmed the find to be early to mid Bronze Age dating from 1850 to 1750 bc.
The rare relic was discovered in March in a field at Fir Tree Farm by Steven Hickling, from Liverpool.
The museum and Steven have given permission to display the axe head and a cabinet has been made to house it.
Heritage Open Days are being held this weekend and tours of the farmhouse, barn and gazebo as well as viewing the axe head will take place from tomorrow, Friday, onwards.
There will also a be a Victorian dress on display along with a paisley shawl which belonged to one of the farm’s ancestors.
Tour times are 10.30am. 11.30am, 2.30pm and 3.30pm Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
Booking is essential due to limited numbers. Admission is free. Call 01744 894959.