YORYM-A11833: Post-medieval : Cannon Ball

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CANNON BALL

Unique ID: YORYM-A11833

Object type certainty: Certain
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A cast lead cannon ball of post-medieval date. The cannon ball is circular and the surface is damaged with numerous score marks and pitting.
The metal is a dark blackish-grey colour. The cannon ball is 41.7mm in diameter and weighs 410g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1600
Date to: Circa AD 1850

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 410 g
Diameter: 41.7 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths
Identified by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Wilberfoss

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: YORYM
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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