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CANNON BALL

Unique ID: SUSS-2EC192

Object type certainty: Certain
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Iron spherical cannon ball weighing 1028 grams (2 pounds) and 63.8mm in diameter. The ball is for a 'Flacon' cannon, a type in use from the late 15th to 18th centurys AD and very popular in the 17th.

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1475
Date to: Circa AD 1800

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1028 g
Diameter: 63.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st January 2007

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Laura Burnett
Identified by: Ms Laura Burnett

Materials and construction

Primary material: Iron
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: West Sussex (County)
District: Horsham (District)
To be known as: Upper Beeding

Spatial coordinates


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: Grassland, Heathland
Specific landuse: Regularly improved

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SUSS
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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