WAW-6EA8E7: Post Medieval cannon ball (front)

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CANNON BALL

Unique ID: WAW-6EA8E7

Object type certainty: Certain
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The cannon ball is made from cast iron. It is spherical and is 58mm diameter. It weighs 2lbs 4ozs. The surface of the ball is smooth and brown. There is no corrosion and it appears quite stable. It possibly dates to c. 17th century and was fired from a 'Falcon' cannon.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1600
Date to: Circa AD 1700

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Diameter: 58 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Angie Bolton
Identified by: Ms Angie Bolton

Materials and construction

Primary material: Iron
Manufacture method: Cast

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Warwickshire (County)
District: Rugby (District)
Parish or ward: Dunchurch (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP4871
Four figure Latitude: 52.334993
Four figure longitude: -1.296976
1:25K map: SP4871
1:10K map: SP47SE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Gardening
General landuse: Other
Specific landuse: Garden

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: WAW
Created: 12 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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