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Unique ID: LVPL1822

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Lead toy cannon.


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Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1750
Date to: AD 1800

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 58 mm
Diameter: 8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st January 2001

Personal details

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead
Manufacture method: Cast

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lancashire (County)
District: West Lancashire (District)

Spatial coordinates

Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

  • Egan, G., 1988 Base Metal Toys Finds Research Group 700-1700 Datasheet 10

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LVPL
Created: 17 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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