DENO-F42841: Small iron cannon ball.

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CANNON BALL

Unique ID: DENO-F42841

Object type certainty: Certain
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Small iron cannon ball, spherical iron ball. Diameter 40.2mm, weight 228g. Weighing c. 0.5lb, and measuring 1.5 inches this could have come from a Serpentine gun, a small matchlock cannon with c.1.5 inches bore firing 0.5lb shot.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1500
Date to: AD 1800

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 228 g
Diameter: 40.2 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Rachel Atherton
Identified by: Ms Rachel Atherton

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Derby Museum entry no. 4725

Materials and construction

Primary material: Iron
Manufacture method: Cast

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Rotherham (Metropolitan District)
District: Rotherham (Metropolitan District)
Parish or ward: Todwick (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK4985
Four figure Latitude: 53.359614
Four figure longitude: -1.265207
1:25K map: SK4985
1:10K map: SK48NE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: DENO
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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