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Unique ID: KENT61

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

toy cannon, small bore


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Class: cannon

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1700
Date to: Circa AD 1800

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 46 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st March 1998

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Richard Hobbs

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Canterbury (District)

Spatial coordinates

Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: The field has produced masses of Napoleonic military buttons, Irish militia, 11th, 13th and 21st Light Dragoons, therefore possibly a site used for the burning of military uniforms
General landuse: Other
Specific landuse: Unknown

References cited

  • Bailey, G., 1995 Detector Finds Chelmsford: Greenlight Publishing p. 36-7, no. 1

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Audit data

Recording Institution: KENT
Created: 20 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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