BERK-160D95: Post Medieval Cannon Ball

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CANNON BALL

Unique ID: BERK-160D95

Object type certainty: Certain
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Post Medieval cast iron cannon ball. The ball has a diameter of c.2.6 inches (c.66mm) and weighs c.2lbs (c.1Kg). This puts it in the category of 'falcon' which was a type commonly used during the 17th century both inland and at sea.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Returned to Finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1600
Date to: Circa AD 1750

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1000 g
Diameter: 66 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st June 2007

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Charlotte Burrill
Identified by: Ms Charlotte Burrill

Materials and construction

Primary material: Iron
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: West Oxfordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Tackley (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP4820
Four figure Latitude: 51.87651
Four figure longitude: -1.304146
1:25K map: SP4820
1:10K map: SP42SE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Gardening
Current location: Returned to Finder

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BERK
Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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