BUC-4A7831: Post-Medieval cannon ball

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CANNON BALL

Unique ID: BUC-4A7831

Object type certainty: Certain
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A spherical cast iron cannon ball, probably dating from the post-Medieval period.

Dimensions below. Weight not recorded.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1500
Date to: Circa AD 1800

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Diameter: 44.57 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 4th May 2014

Rally details.

This object was found at Weekend Wanderers - Wendover Dean 4.5.14

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Richard Clark
Identified by: Ms Ros Tyrrell
Secondary identifier: Mr Julian Watters

Materials and construction

Primary material: Iron
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Buckinghamshire (County)
District: Aylesbury Vale (District)
To be known as: Wendover

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Recorded at a rally
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BUC
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 3 months ago

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