Poppyhead. On a bench end, the large floral ornament. The ones at Fressingfield are thought the best in England. The word comes from the French poupee, meaning puppet or figurehead. At their finest in the 15th century, but beware 19th century imitations. Fine examples of both can be seen at Bedingfield, along with some extraordinary 17th century ones; the way in which the medieval and the Victorian can be made to work well together is best seen at Great Bealings and Tuddenham St Martin, which feature the work of the significant 19th century Ipswich carver, Henry Ringham.