DENO-32D931: Post Medieval Cannon Ball

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CANNON BALL

Unique ID: DENO-32D931

Object type certainty: Certain
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A stone post-medieval cannon ball probably dating to the sieges of Newark during the English Civil War (AD 1644-1646). Overall, the cannon ball measures 72.61mm in diameter. The cannon ball is broadly spherical, though slightly misshapen.

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 1644
Date to: Circa AD 1646

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Diameter: 72.61 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Alastair Willis
Identified by: Mr Alastair Willis

Materials and construction

Primary material: Stone
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Nottinghamshire (County)
District: Newark and Sherwood (District)
Parish or ward: South Muskham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK7855
Four figure Latitude: 53.08652868
Four figure longitude: -0.83687049
1:25K map: SK7855
1:10K map: SK75NE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Building work
Discovery circumstances: Putting water pipes in

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: DENO
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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