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CANNON BALL

Unique ID: SUSS-836C67

Object type certainty: Certain
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Post Medieval cast iron cannon ball. The ball has a diameter of c.67mm and weighs 1059 gms. This puts it in the category of 'falcon' which was a type commonly used during the 17th century both inland and at sea.

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1059 g
Diameter: 67.34 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st May 2008

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Jeff Taylor
Identified by: Mr Jeff Taylor

Materials and construction

Primary material: Iron
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Sussex (County)
District: Wealden (District)
To be known as: Little Horsted

Spatial coordinates


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

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SUSS
Created: 10 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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