LON-D79394: A complete stone Late Medieval or Post Medieval cannon ball dating between AD 1450-1750.

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CANNON BALL

Unique ID: LON-D79394

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A complete stone Late Medieval or Post Medieval cannon ball dating between AD 1450-1750. Te diameter is 1.901 inches which makes it the correct size for a Falconet cannon. Falconets were invented in the late 15th century and were used throughout the 16th and 17th centuries.

Other stone cannon balls on the database are LON-8C8719, SWYOR-09F4A2 and LON-E4B976.

Dimensions: diameter: 48.2mm; weight: 144.58g.

Class: Stone
Sub class: Falconet

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Middle
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1450
Date to: Circa AD 1750

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 144.58 g
Diameter: 48.29 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Stuart Wyatt
Identified by: Mr Stuart Wyatt

Materials and construction

Primary material: Stone
Manufacture method: Hand made
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: London (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Greater London Authority (Greater London Authority)

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LON
Created: 11 months ago
Updated: 11 months ago

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