KENT-12C4B8: A Post Medieval cast iron cannon ball.

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CANNON BALL

Unique ID: KENT-12C4B8

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A Post Medieval cast iron cannon ball, probably dating from the 17th to 19th centuries. The ball is almost spherical and there are no casting marks visible. The ball has little corrosion and appears stable; the surface is pitted all over. The ball weighs 860g and is 61.6mm in diameter.

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1650
Date to: AD 1899

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 860 g
Diameter: 61.6 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Jennifer Jackson
Identified by: Miss Jennifer Jackson

Materials and construction

Primary material: Iron
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Ashford (District)
Parish or ward: Hothfield (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ6066
Four figure Latitude: 51.370521
Four figure longitude: 0.297226
1:25K map: TQ6066
1:10K map: TQ66NW
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Audit data

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

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