HAMP-5F4335: Post-medieval shot

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MUSKET BALL

Unique ID: HAMP-5F4335

Object type certainty: Certain
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A group of eleven post-medieval (1644-c.1800) lead shot, measuring and weighing (from largest to smallest, as per image):

18.7mm, 37.76g, two broken projections within oval area;
17.5mm, 30.75g;
12.8mm, 11.67g, concave flattening from impact;
11.8mm, 9.96g, worn casting seam visible;
11.8mm, 10.03g, worn casting seam visible and small circular flattened area where it has been trimmed;
13.2mm, 12.63g, concave flattening from impact;
13.4mm, 11.37g, flattening from impact;
11.9mm, 8.67g, irregularly-shaped;
12.7mm, 10.32g, flattening from impact;
11.9mm, 10.03g;
6.0mm, 1.40g.

Ball shot generally date from after 1644, and most are late 17th/18th century in date.

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 1800

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 11

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Katie Hinds
Identified by: Ms Katie Hinds

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Hampshire Cultural Trust Object Entry Form WINCM 632

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Winchester (District)
Parish or ward: St. Michael (District Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU4728
Four figure Latitude: 51.04943273
Four figure longitude: -1.33087391
1:25K map: SU4728
1:10K map: SU42NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found in newly excavated fen channels as part of the Clausentum Fen Conservation project.
General landuse: Open fresh water

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HAMP
Created: 5 months ago
Updated: 5 months ago

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