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CANNON BALL

Unique ID: YORYMB767

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

slightly sub spherical, mottled, exfoliated surafce, small square shaped hole at one pole. Ferric staining over entire surface BUT NON MAGNETIC

Notes:

Feels like iron, but assigned as bronze/copper alloy on basis of being non magnetic

Class: or other large bore projectile

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1540
Date to: AD 1750

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Diameter: 53.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st May 2000

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Ceinwen Paynton
Identified by: Ms Ceinwen Paynton

Other reference numbers

Other reference: YORYM:E02311

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Richmondshire (District)
Parish or ward: Middleham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE1287
Four figure Latitude: 54.278504
Four figure longitude: -1.817207
1:25K map: SE1287
1:10K map: SE18NW
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1000 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: while attending commercial rally
General landuse: Other
Specific landuse: Unknown

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: YORYM
Created: 18 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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