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CANNON BALL

Unique ID: LANCUM-177960

Object type certainty: Certain
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Iron cannon ball (4.5lbs), probably from the Civil War period (ca. 1650).

Reported to Museum of Lancashire, but no picture of find available.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1500
Date to: Circa AD 1700

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2041.165 g
Diameter: 100 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st January 2006

Personal details

Recorded by: Dr Dot Boughton
Identified by: Dr Stephen Bull

Materials and construction

Primary material: Iron
Manufacture method: Cast

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lancashire (County)
District: Chorley (District)
To be known as: Higher Wheelton

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LANCUM
Created: 12 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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