DENO-82B7E4: Post medieval serpentine cannonball.

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Unique ID: DENO-82B7E4

Object type certainty: Certain
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Small spherical cast iron cannonball. Diameter c.46mm, weight 305g. Weighing c.0.5lb and measuring 1.5" this could have come from a Serpentine gun, a small matchlock cannon with c.1.5" bore firing 0.5lb shot.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 305 g
Diameter: 46 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st November 2005

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. 4834

Materials and construction

Primary material: Iron
Manufacture method: Cast

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Derbyshire (County)
District: Bolsover (District)
Parish or ward: Old Bolsover (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK4770
Four figure Latitude: 53.224974
Four figure longitude: -1.29747
1:25K map: SK4770
1:10K map: SK47SE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Audit data

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Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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