SUR-75FFE6: Post medieval: Cannon shot

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Unique ID: SUR-75FFE6

Object type certainty: Certain
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An iron cannon or gun shot dating from the 16th or 17th century. The ball is nearly 30mm in diameter and weighs 85mm. The shot was probably used in a small calibre gun such as a robinet or a falconet

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1550
Date to: Circa AD 1650

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 85 g
Diameter: 29.27 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 4th August 2012

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr David W Williams
Identified by: Mr David W Williams

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 12-902

Materials and construction

Primary material: Iron
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Urchfont (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU0557
Four figure Latitude: 51.312092
Four figure longitude: -1.929649
1:25K map: SU0557
1:10K map: SU05NE
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

References cited

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Audit data

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

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