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    • Object type: cannon ball
    • Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
    • County: Greater London Authority

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Record ID: PUBLIC-5B67DD
Object type: CANNON BALL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Greater London Authority
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A probable iron cannon ball of post-medieval (possibly English Civil War) date (1600-1700AD). The cannonball is sub-spherical with a diameter of c. 3.39 inches or 86.3mm. It weighs 2.430 kilograms (5.5lbs).. There is a circular protrusion on one side (or base) measuring roughly 18.25mm diameter. The ball is of a dark-brown colour.. The cannon ball is in fairly good condition; however, there are a number of areas which exhibit pitting and dents
Created on: Thursday 16th August 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 28th August 2018
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Record ID: LON-D79394
Object type: CANNON BALL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Greater London Authority
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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.
Created on: Thursday 16th November 2017
Last updated: Thursday 16th November 2017
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Record ID: KENT-DC5DDE
Object type: CANNON BALL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Greater London Authority
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A collection of two iron cannon balls and an iron shot of Post Medeival date. 1) 71.2mm diameter, 1340 grams. 2) 69.9mm diameter, 1320 grams. 3 ) (Shot) 35.3mm diamter, 225 grams.
Created on: Friday 15th August 2014
Last updated: Friday 15th August 2014
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Record ID: KENT-A3B5B5
Object type: CANNON BALL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Greater London Authority
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Two iron, Post Medieval cannon balls. Two different sized iron cannon balls of different weights and sizes, both sub-spherical in shape and corroded. The larger of the two is 68.5mm (c. 2.7 inches) in diameter and weighs approximately 1360g (2.75lbs). The smaller cannon ball is 46.5mm (c. 1.85 inches) in diameter and weighs approximately 375g (0.75lb).
Created on: Wednesday 7th May 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 21st May 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Dogs', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: KENT-A39386
Object type: CANNON BALL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Greater London Authority
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A probably 16th/17th-century stone cannon ball, probably of granite. The ball is sub-spherical in form, with an uneven surface. Part of the ball has been broken away. It is 73mm in diameter and weighs 500g.
Created on: Wednesday 7th May 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 21st May 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Dogs', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: KENT-EC4326
Object type: CANNON BALL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Greater London Authority
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A probably 16th/17th-century stone (possibly basalt) cannon ball. The ball is sub-spherical in form, with an uneven surface. Part of the ball has been broken away. It is 83mm diameter and weighs 680 grams. Unfortunately this size and weight combination does not correspond with known cannon ball sizes.
Created on: Thursday 9th January 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 26th March 2014
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Record ID: PUBLIC-244801
Object type: CANNON BALL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Greater London Authority
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An iron cannon ball of post-medieval (probably English Civil War) date (1600-1700AD). The cannonball is sub-spherical with a diameter of c. 3.08 inches or 78.2mm. It weighs 1.926 kilograms (4.4lbs). It is made of iron which has been cast with a visible seam . There is a circular indentation on one side (or base) 1.25inches or 31.7mm diameter with a raised roughly circular area in the middle of this c. .47 inches or 12mm diameter. The ball is of a mid-brown colour with areas of flaking and corrosion. The cannon ball is in fairly good condition; however, there are a number of areas whic…
Created on: Wednesday 6th February 2013
Last updated: Monday 21st September 2015
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Record ID: LON-BAA0A3
Object type: CANNON BALL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Greater London Authority
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Stone cannon ball dating to the post medieval period. The cannon ball is handmade and circular in shape (although quite crude).
Created on: Tuesday 12th April 2005
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Custom House', grid reference and parish protected.


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