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    • Object type: cannon ball
    • Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
    • Institution: KENT

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Record ID: KENT-FFFE97
Object type: CANNON BALL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
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A near complete, cast iron, small cannon ball of the Post Medieval period, dating from c. AD 1550 - c.AD 1700. Description: The ball is spherical in plan and is broadly circular in section. There appears to be no casting seam present on the surface of the ball, however there is evidence of heavy iron corrosion in the form extensive irregularpitting across its surface. Precise diameter of the ball is unknown due to the unknown level of the iron corrosion. The ball is a mid to dark brown in colour with the iron corrosion showing as red and orange, it has an uneven patina. Abrasion caus…
Created on: Tuesday 13th December 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 13th December 2016
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Record ID: KENT-3256D5
Object type: CANNON BALL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
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A post-Medieval (AD1500-1700) spherical cast iron cannon ball The surface is covered by iron oxide accretions and there are six small areas of corrosion, four on one side and two on the opposite side. Diameter: 43.88mm, weight: 325.0g
Created on: Thursday 4th August 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 2nd November 2016
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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
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
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
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
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: KENT-12C4B8
Object type: CANNON BALL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Post Medieval cast iron cannon ball, probably dating from the 17th to 19th centuries. The ball is almost spherical and there are no casting marks visible. The ball has little corrosion and appears stable; the surface is pitted all over. The ball weighs 860g and is 61.6mm in diameter.
Created on: Thursday 11th December 2008
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: KENT-6A8285
Object type: CANNON BALL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Fragment (about one third) of an iron cannonball.
Created on: Monday 18th June 2007
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Romney Marsh', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: KENT3732
Object type: CANNON BALL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Iron ball, with casting mark.
Created on: Tuesday 21st August 2001
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'KENT DARENTH', grid reference and parish protected.


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