SUR-D402D5: Post medieval: Cannon ball

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CANNON BALL

Unique ID: SUR-D402D5

Object type certainty: Certain
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An iron cannon ball which is 2 1/2 inches in diameter and weighs nearly 2lbs 5ozs.

Notes:

This is probably a ball intended for a small cannon such as a 'Falcon'. Found in a garden while digging a pond.

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1044 g
Diameter: 64.22 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st January 2004

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr David W Williams
Identified by: Mr David W Williams

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 08.776

Materials and construction

Primary material: Iron
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Surrey (County)
District: Spelthorne (District)
Parish or ward: Ashford Town (District Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ0771
Four figure Latitude: 51.42791448
Four figure longitude: -0.46231675
1:25K map: TQ0771
1:10K map: TQ07SE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Other
Specific landuse: Garden

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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