SWYOR-222891: Post medieval cannon ball

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CANNON BALL

Unique ID: SWYOR-222891

Object type certainty: Certain
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An Iron cannon ball probably dating from the Civil War period. The ball is approximately 5 - 6 cm in diameter and weighs just over 3lb. The size and weight suggest that it is likely to be post medieval rather than Victorian, but it is very difficult to be certain.

Notes:

This find was recorded from information kindly provided by the finder, and photographs and details passed on by Museums Sheffield.

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 20th May 2009

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Amy Downes
Identified by: Ms Natasha Ferguson

Materials and construction

Primary material: Iron

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Sheffield (Metropolitan District)
District: Sheffield (Metropolitan District)
Parish or ward: Bradfield (Civil Parish)

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SWYOR
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 12 days ago

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