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Record ID: WREX-DC1313
Object type: CANNON BALL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Powys
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Stone sub-spherical cannon ball made from a sedimentary stone. The object has a section missing. The size and weight would suggest a demi culverin of the Civil war period c. 1640-1700. Such dressed stone is commonly referred to as gunstone prior to the 17th century and were fired from smoothbore cannons. Diameter: 113mm; weight: 1431.9g (3.157Ib)
Created on: Monday 22nd October 2018
Last updated: Monday 22nd October 2018
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Record ID: SWYOR-DDFF23
Object type: CANNON BALL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Sheffield
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A possible Post Medieval iron cannon ball dating from about AD 1500 - 1950. It is a spherical ball of iron. It is 82mm diameter and 4.2kg (4200g). This size and weight does not conform to standard cannon ball measurements, but it could be a non-standard missile. Alternatively, it could also be a ball from a crushing mill, machinery or a bearing from a swiveling piece of machinery such as a crane or gun.
Created on: Wednesday 10th October 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 10th October 2018
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Record ID: PUBLIC-26EDBF
Object type: CANNON BALL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Medway
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A probable iron cannon ball of post-medieval date, The cannonball is sub-spherical with a diameter ranging from 97.93mm to 81.47mm. It weighs 1.80 kilograms . The ball is of a dark-brown or rust red colour.with blackening to one side and lighter greyish areas. The cannon ball is in used condition with multiple pitting and dents. This cannon ball may date to the Dutch raid on the Medway Ports (1667AD), having been recovered lying on the mud at low tide close off Upnor Castle.
Created on: Wednesday 19th September 2018
Last updated: Monday 22nd October 2018
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Record ID: NMS-666A8D
Object type: CANNON BALL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
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Iron cannonball of probable post medieval date (c. AD 1575 - 1700). Heavily corroded with a flaking surface. H. L. Blackmore (1976, 392ff.) suggests that cannon balls of this form may have been fired from a post-medieval 'falconet' cannon. As this type endured from the later 16th century through the following century, with slight fluctuations in its diameter and weight of shot. Weight: 528g, diameter: 51.5mm.
Created on: Wednesday 29th August 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 29th August 2018
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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: LANCUM-AEDC9A
Object type: CANNON BALL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lancashire
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A cast, copper alloy ball, probably a small cannonball dating from 1750-1850. The ball is sub-spherical and the surface is damaged with numerous score marks and pitting. This does not match any of the standard sizes known for late eighteenth or early 19th century cannonballs, the closest match being for a Serpentine, which fired balls of 1.5 inches in diameter. It is also unusual in being of copper alloy, but this has very little metal-on-metal friction, which made it invaluable for use in cannon where iron cannonballs would otherwise stick in the barrel. It could be a cannon ball but …
Created on: Wednesday 8th August 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 4th September 2018
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Record ID: LVPL-7BC34B
Object type: CANNON BALL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Sefton
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An iron ball, possibly a piece of canister shot from a post medieval gunpowder weapon. The object is roughly spherical with an uneven surface, mostly coated in reddish orange iron oxide rust. A small battle was fought in the area of Melling during the English Civil War, suggesting a date of AD 1642-1651.
Created on: Monday 18th June 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 26th June 2018
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Record ID: SWYOR-9C2E89
Object type: CANNON BALL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Rotherham
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A complete cast iron probable shot or cannon ball dating from the post-medieval period, about AD 1500-1700. It is a sphere of iron, with a slightly pited and corroded surface, dark brown in colour. It is 39.5mm diameter (1,5 inches) and has a mass of 235g (eight and a quarter ounces). It may have been itended for use in a Serpentine cannon which had a nominal bore size of 1.5 inch diameter, firing shot weighing 0.75 lb, or a Rabinet cannon which fired shot weighing 8oz. Corrosion may have altered the size and weight of this example. Compare SOM-A0A8A2 which cites Blackmore (1990) Arms…
Created on: Saturday 26th May 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 30th May 2018
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Record ID: IOW-C21B7E
Object type: CANNON BALL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
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A possible post-Medieval lead alloy possible cannon ball (c. 1500-c. 1800). This sub-spherical object has a flattened area, possibly due to impact. Two deep bisecting grooves may have been deliberately incised. This object is yellowish buff. Maximum diameter: 34.0mm (1.33858 inches); thickness: 29.8mm. Weight: 215.85g. (7.6145 ounces).
Created on: Friday 4th May 2018
Last updated: Saturday 5th May 2018
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Record ID: YORYM-0A2531
Object type: CANNON BALL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
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A complete lead-alloy probable cannonball of Post-Medieval date, c.AD 1500 - 1800. The cannonball is spherical with hammered edges making the surface irregular. It is not clear whether the cannon ball has been fired. The metal has a mid-grey patina and is worn. The object is 32.9mm in diameter and weighs 144g. The size and weight of the ball suggests that it would fit a 'rabinet' cannon which had a 1inch bore and shot a 0.50 pound ball.
Created on: Wednesday 25th April 2018
Last updated: Monday 30th April 2018
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Record ID: DUR-063F80
Object type: CANNON BALL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Redcar and Cleveland
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A complete cast iron cannon ball of Post-medieval date (AD 1600-1700). The object is sub-spherical and has a diameter of 52.06mm (2.05 inches), weight 496g (1lb 13/4ins). This would place the object within the diameter range of the Falcon cannon. Alternatively, it is possible that balls of this size were used collectively as grape shot in larger cannon. The Falcon cannon came into use during the latter half of the 15th Century and was mounted on wheels to make it more mobile. They were widely used during the Civil War. It should be noted that this object could also be a modern mill…
Created on: Wednesday 25th April 2018
Last updated: Thursday 5th July 2018
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Record ID: IOW-DE96D9
Object type: CANNON BALL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
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An apparently complete possible post-Medieval iron cannon ball (c. 1580-c. 1700). The ball is corroded and pitted and has a circumferential casting seam. The present dimensions suggest that it could have been used in a falcon or a minion (Blackmore 1976: 392-398). Diameter: 64.0mm. Weight: 993.0g. (3.027044 lbs). Blackmore, H. L. 1976. The Armouries of the Tower of London. Vol. 1, Ordnance. London: HMSO.
Created on: Monday 23rd April 2018
Last updated: Monday 23rd April 2018
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Record ID: WMID-8748EC
Object type: CANNON BALL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Staffordshire
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A cast iron Post Medieval cannon ball, probably dating to circa AD 1500 - 1700. The object is spherical in shape with pitting and corrosion visible on the surface. The cannon ball has an orange coloured patina across its surfaces. Abrasion caused by movement whilst within the plough soil may have resulted in the loss of some of the original surface detail and full diameter and weight. The diameter and weight suggest that the type of cannon used to fire the cannon ball may have been the Demi-Culverin. This cannon had a 4 inch bore and fired a ball weighing 9.5 lb (4309 g). Gordon Bail…
Created on: Thursday 19th April 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 25th April 2018
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Record ID: DENO-6309F1
Object type: CANNON BALL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Nottinghamshire
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A post-medieval cast iron cannon ball, dating to the period AD c. 1600-1800. The ball is spherical, well cast with no obvious waist, casting or set-up marks. However, the surface is corroded and pitted which may obscure some marking. The diameter is 60.03 mm, suggesting use with a falcon or falconett, artillery pieces in common use during the civil war period. Weight 800.2 g
Created on: Thursday 5th April 2018
Last updated: Monday 4th June 2018
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Record ID: DUR-D5A8DD
Object type: CANNON BALL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: County Durham
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A complete sandstone cannon ball from the Post-Medieval period c. AD1400-1700. The cannon ball is sub-spherical and the surface is mainly smooth, with some dents and areas of pitting. Just under half the cannon ball is light brown in colour, next to this is a strip of orange and then an uneven band of dark brown around the centre and the other side of the band is uneven in colour with patches of orange and dark brown to black. The cannon ball is c.185mm diameter and weighs approximately 20lbs. The cannonball was recovered from the River Wear in the vicinty of Framwellgate Bridge, fo…
Created on: Monday 5th March 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 13th June 2018
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Record ID: WAW-89A774
Object type: CANNON BALL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Warwickshire
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Post Medieval (late 16th to 17th century) probable cannon ball: a broadly hemispherical corroded cast iron object which is heavily corroded. There are no signs of makers marks or casting seams, but these may be distorted by corrosion. It weighs 233g and measures c.650mm diameter. Although an inexact science, comparisons can be made with historic inventories of cannon shot, their dimensions and weights (see Blackmore 1976). These suggest that this ball might have been fired from a Robinet cannon. As this type endured from the later 16th century through the following century, with…
Created on: Wednesday 24th January 2018
Last updated: Friday 26th January 2018
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Record ID: DENO-DDD04E
Object type: CANNON BALL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: City of Derby
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A post-medieval iron cannon ball, dating to the period AD 1600-1800. It is made of iron, which has been presumably cast, although no seams are visible. The ball is dark brown with lighter flecks across a pitted surface. This ball is likely from a Minion cannon in use from the mid-16th century through to the end of the 17th, possibly dating to the English Civil War. Minion cannons were typically of a 3 or 3.25 'bore' (diameter of the barrel aperture) firing balls of 2.7/8inches or 3 inch in diameter respectively. Blackmore, H. L. 1976. The Armouries of the Tower of London. Vol. 1, Ordn…
Created on: Tuesday 16th January 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 3rd October 2018
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Record ID: BERK-AA7B29
Object type: CANNON BALL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
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A Post Medieval iron cannon ball probably dating to the 17th Century AD. No photograph
Created on: Friday 8th December 2017
Last updated: Monday 18th December 2017
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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: DENO-066263
Object type: CANNON BALL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Nottinghamshire
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A complete cast iron cannon ball of the Post Medieval period. The cannon ball has a diameter of 38.7mm and weighs 217.6g. H. L. Blackmore (1976, 392ff.) suggests that this ball might have been fired from a post-medieval 'robinett' cannon. As this type endured from the later 16th century through the following century, with slight fluctuations in its diameter and weight of shot, a relatively wide date range is offered, c.1575-1700. here is some sign of corrosion and a visible casting seam and scarring where the sprue was cut, there is some discoloration due to rusting.
Created on: Wednesday 25th October 2017
Last updated: Saturday 4th August 2018
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Record ID: DENO-06026B
Object type: CANNON BALL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Nottinghamshire
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A post-medieval spherical iron cannon ball of uncertain post-medieval date. The object measures 46.7 mm in diameter and weighs 399.5 g. The surface is pitted and brown in colour, with patches of orange corrosion in many areas. H. L. Blackmore (1976, 392ff.) suggests that this ball might have been fired from a post-medieval 'falconet' cannon. As this type endured from the later 16th century through the following century, with slight fluctuations in its diameter and weight of shot, a relatively wide date range is offered, c.1575-1700.
Created on: Wednesday 25th October 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 1st August 2018
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Record ID: LANCUM-B87E37
Object type: CANNON BALL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lancashire
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An iron post-medieval cannon ball, probably dating to the 17th century. It is cylindrical. It measures 95mm in diameter. The size suggests that it was intended to be fired from a demi-culverin, a medium cannon in use during the late 16th and 17th century. Other options might be that it is a ball from a ball mill for crushing minerals or a foreign cannon ball of unidentified type. Blackmore, H. L. 1976. The Armouries of the Tower of London. Vol. 1, Ordnance, 216. London: HMSO. The diameter is 90mm.
Created on: Monday 9th October 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 7th November 2017
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Record ID: LANCUM-B8743B
Object type: CANNON BALL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lancashire
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A post-medieval iron cannon ball, dating to the period AD 1600-1800. It is made of iron, which has been presumably cast, although no seams are visible. The ball is dark brown with lighter flecks across a relatively smooth surface, with only light pitting. The diameter is 57mm. This ball is likely from a Minion cannon in use from the mid-16th century through to the end of the 17th, possibly dating to the English Civil War. Minion cannons were typically of a 3 or 3.25 'bore' (diameter of the barrel aperture) firing balls of 2.7/8inches or 3 inch in diameter respectively. This example at…
Created on: Monday 9th October 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 7th November 2017
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Record ID: DUR-4DBFEC
Object type: CANNON BALL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: County Durham
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A complete cast iron cannon ball of the Post Medieval period ( AD1680-1880). The weight of 217.8gm and diameter of 40.48mm indicate the ball was for use in a Falconet, a mobile weapon mainly used by Naval Forces. Falconets were invented in the late 15th century and were used throughout the 16th and 17th centuries. The outer surface is quite corroded with related discoloration due to oxidisation. There is no sign of any casting seam.
Created on: Friday 22nd September 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 13th June 2018
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Record ID: WILT-FE596B
Object type: CANNON BALL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Wiltshire
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A post-medieval iron cannon ball, dating to the period AD 1600-1800; The cannonball is spherical, with a diameter of 56.89mm and a weight of 742 g. It is made of iron, which has been presumably cast, although no seams are visible. The ball is dark brown with lighter flecks across a relatively smooth surface, with only light pitting. The size of the ball suggests that it was possibly for a falconet, commonly used during the Civil War, being lighter and cheaper than other cannon.
Created on: Wednesday 6th September 2017
Last updated: Thursday 12th October 2017
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Record ID: SOM-EC322E
Object type: CANNON BALL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
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Post-medieval spherical iron cannon ball. The ball measures 57.2mm in diameter and may have lost a small amount of the surface due to corrosion. Blackmore (1976, 392ff.) suggests balls of this size were fired from a 2.5 inch (63.5mm) bore cannon, the Falcon or falconet, which fired a ball weighing approximately 2lbs (907.2g). As this type endured from the later 16th century through the following century including the Civil War, with slight fluctuations in its diameter and weight of shot, a relatively wide date range is offered, c. AD 1575-1700.
Created on: Thursday 24th August 2017
Last updated: Thursday 24th August 2017
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Record ID: DENO-341A18
Object type: CANNON BALL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Derbyshire
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A small iron cannon ball of post medieval date. The ball is spherical and well-finished; the 'waist' from casting has been smoothed and is only faintly visibly. The size, 29 mm, and weight, 94 g suggests it was for use with a small bore, long barrel artillery piece such as a Serpentine or Rabinet, or as cannister shot. Such shot is difficult to date, becoming common in the 17th Century, cannister shot continued to be used to the 19th Century.
Created on: Thursday 3rd August 2017
Last updated: Thursday 26th October 2017
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Record ID: HAMP-A280DA
Object type: CANNON BALL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Hampshire
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A post-medieval spherical iron cannon ball of uncertain post-medieval date. The object weighs 430 g and measures 50.4 mm in diameter. The surface is pitted and brown in colour, with patches of orange corrosion in many areas. H. L. Blackmore (1976, 392ff.) suggests that this ball might have been fired from a post-medieval 'falconet' cannon. As this type endured from the later 16th century through the following century, with slight fluctuations in its diameter and weight of shot, a relatively wide date range is offered, c.1575-1700.
Created on: Monday 3rd July 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 4th July 2017
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Record ID: WILT-D47306
Object type: CANNON BALL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Wiltshire
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A post medieval lead probable cannon ball dating to c AD 1500-1600. The cannon ball is almost spherical with hammered edges making the circumference irregular. There is a small hole 4.28mm in diameter in the cannon ball, it is not clear whether this was the site of casting sprue or where the cannon ball was damaged as there are cracks running away from the hole. It is not clear whether the cannon ball has been fired. The size of the cannon ball suggests it may have been for a Serpentine cannon which had a bore of 1.5 inches (38.6mm) and shot weighing 8 oz (227g). The cannonball weighs…
Created on: Tuesday 30th May 2017
Last updated: Thursday 1st June 2017
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Record ID: DUR-54BFA1
Object type: CANNON BALL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: County Durham
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A complete cast iron cannon ball, dating to the post-medieval period (1600-1700AD). The cannon ball is mid-brown orange colour with areas of flaking and active corrosion. It is, however, in good condition with no obvious damage realting to prior use. No seams or casting marks are visible. The cannon ball size suggests that it was possibly for a 2.5 inch (63.5mm) bore cannon, the Falcon, which fired a ball weighing approximately 2lbs (907.2g). Similar examples are to be found in the database at HESH- ESE2C3 and HESH-1A5D66. Diameter: 56.02mm Weight: 679g
Created on: Wednesday 24th May 2017
Last updated: Monday 3rd July 2017
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Record ID: HAMP-5399C3
Object type: CANNON BALL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: City of Southampton
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A post-medieval (c.1590-1690) spherical iron cannon ball of uncertain post-medieval date. The object weighs 970g and measures 63.3mm in diameter. The surface is pitted (some deeper than others) and dark brown in colour, with patches of orange corrosion in many of the deeper pitted areas. There is no apparent damage to the surface. Blackmore, H.L. 1976 (pp. 293-8) suggests an English 'falcon' cannon for bore sizes of 2.5 inches (c.63mm) and 2lb in weight during the period c. 1590-1690. Reference: Blackmore, H. L. 1976. The Armouries of the Tower of London. Vol. 1, Ordnance, 216. Lo…
Created on: Friday 24th March 2017
Last updated: Friday 28th April 2017
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Record ID: WAW-2F401D
Object type: CANNON BALL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Worcestershire
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Post Medieval (late 16thto 17thcentury) possible cannon ball: a broadly hemispherical corroded cast iron object which is heavily corroded. There are no signs of maker's marks or casting seams, but these may be distorted by corrosion. It weighs 67.31g (2.4 oz) and measures 27.41mm diameter. Although an inexact science, comparisons can be made with historic inventories of cannon shot, their dimensions and weights. These suggest that this ball might have been fired from known as the Minion Drake cannon which dates from the 16th to 17th century. There is also the possibility that…
Created on: Wednesday 22nd March 2017
Last updated: Friday 24th March 2017
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Record ID: WILT-FB42A2
Object type: CANNON BALL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Wiltshire
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An iron cannon ball of post-medieval date. The cannonball is spherical with a diameter of 61 mm. It weighs 900g (31.7ozs or just under 2lbs). It is made of iron which has been presumably cast - although the seams cannot be seen. There is a small raised, circular section (8 mm diameter) evident which may be a sprue. The ball is of a mid-brown orange colour with areas of flaking and active corrosion. The cannon ball is in fairly good condition with no evidence of pitting. If the ball has been fired then it hasn't been damaged - suggesting it didn't hit anything substantial. The size of …
Created on: Monday 20th March 2017
Last updated: Monday 10th April 2017
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Record ID: DENO-66DFF7
Object type: CANNON BALL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
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An incomplete lead or lead alloy shot or small cannon ball probably of the Post Medieval period, probably dating from about AD 1600 - AD 1800. The object is broadly spherical and has presumably been cast however, no casting flanges are present. The ball has been flattened in some areas, which may be the result of impact; the surface has several scrapes throughout and a number of deep gouges over the surface. The object measures 27.6 mm (1.09 inch) in diameter and is 25.9 mm in height. It weighs 63.0 g (2.22 oz). The object is a mid grey in colour with an uneven patina. Abrasi…
Created on: Monday 13th March 2017
Last updated: Thursday 16th March 2017
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Record ID: IOW-0164D7
Object type: CANNON BALL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
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A post-Medieval iron cannon ball (c. 1580-c. 1650). The ball is spherical but has a circular slightly flattened area, c. 34.0mm in diameter. The coarse surface is light and dark brown. Diameter: c. 76.0mm (c. 3.0 inches). Weight: c. 3lbs 11ounces. This cannon ball could possibly have been for a minion or falcon (Blackmore 1976: 393-396). The surface may have eroded and the original weight could have been four pounds. Blackmore, H. L. 1976. The Armouries of the Tower of London. Vol. 1, Ordnance, 216. London: HMSO.
Created on: Friday 24th February 2017
Last updated: Friday 24th March 2017
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Record ID: HESH-638172
Object type: CANNON BALL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Shropshire
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Small cannon ball of probable Post-Medieval (English Civil War) dating to c. AD 1600 - 1700. The cannon ball is spherical. It has been made in iron which has been presumably cast. The ball is of a dark brown colour with orange flecks, small areas of slight flaking and active corrosion. The cannon ball is in fairly good condition and with no obvious dents or grazes which might suggest use. Due to its size it may have been made for a hand-held cannon (possibly a dragon or serpentine) rather than for a standard sized cannon. It measures diameter 33.5mm and weighs 143 grams.
Created on: Monday 23rd January 2017
Last updated: Thursday 14th September 2017
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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: FAKL-C686D5
Object type: CANNON BALL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Rotherham
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Post Medieval cannon ball, or ball from ball mill. Cast iron with a diameter ranging between 83.6mm and 80.5mm (c. 3.3 inches. The ball weighs 1997.1g (4.4 pounds) and fails to fit into any of the accepted calibres for Civil War, or later ordnance hence the suggestion that it may have come from a ball mill. This might be supported by its lack of symmetry. A ball mill consisted of a horizontal, revolving drum which contained iron balls. As the cylinder turned the constantly falling balls pulverised material placed in the drum. Ball mills were used in the preparated of powders for makin…
Created on: Monday 28th November 2016
Last updated: Thursday 7th September 2017
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Record ID: LVPL-C528F4
Object type: CANNON BALL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Flintshire
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An iron cannon ball of possible Civil War date. The ball measures 73mm in diameter and weighs 1642g / 3lb 9.9oz. The ball is stamped with a mark which is worn and unclear, possibly 2G. The object is iron however corrosion has been cleaned off leaving it a mid-grey colour with light brown patches and traces of adhering iron corrosion. The object was discovered by the landowner and was picked up by the tractor tracks.
Created on: Wednesday 16th November 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 16th November 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Sealand', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: DENO-C478D9
Object type: CANNON BALL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Derbyshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An iron post-medieval cannon ball, probably dating to the 17th century. It is cylindrical. It measures 94mm in diameter and weighs c.3000g. The size suggests that it was intended to be fired from a demi-culverin, a medium cannon in use during the late 16th and 17th century. During the First English Civil War, the manor house at Barton Blount, where this cannon ball was discovered, was garrisoned by Parliamentarian soldiers and a skirmish was fought nearby with Royalist soldiers from Tutbury Castle. It is therefore quite likely that this dates to 1644-1646.
Created on: Wednesday 16th November 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 17th July 2018
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Record ID: NMS-C9E0FD
Object type: CANNON BALL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
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Post-medieval lead cannon ball. Part of the median casting seam is visible. A small area of the surface is flattened. Similar to two examples from the East Riding of Yorkshire (YORYM-4E97A1 and YORYM-A11833). Diameter 41mm. Weight 406g (14.321oz avoirduopis). The artillery piece that discharged this size of ball was a serpentine. Probably 17th century.
Created on: Friday 4th November 2016
Last updated: Friday 4th November 2016
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Record ID: IOW-A83E16
Object type: CANNON BALL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
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A corroded iron cannon ball. Not seen by FLO. Details and image kindly provided by the finder.
Created on: Sunday 9th October 2016
Last updated: Sunday 9th October 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LANCUM-B86905
Object type: CANNON BALL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lancashire
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A cast iron ball, probably a cannon ball. Given its weight and size, it may be from the 16th or 17th century. The object is sub-spherical, there are no obvious signs of impact damage indicating use. This is probably a canister shot, possibly dating to the Civil War, but more probably dating to c. AD 1600 - c. AD 1700. It is possibly intended for use in a Rabinet cannon, which had a bore of 1.5 inches (38mm). Other broadly similar examples of this type of artefact have been recorded on the database including WAW-7D0064 (Blackmore 1990 Arms and Armour of the English Civil Wars, Royal Ar…
Created on: Wednesday 28th September 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 28th September 2016
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Record ID: GLO-6F4CA8
Object type: CANNON BALL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Wiltshire
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A stone cannon ball that dates to AD 1400-1700. The cannon ball is broadly spherical, though slightly misshapen, overall the ball has a diameter of 65mm and weighs 341.21g
Created on: Wednesday 31st August 2016
Last updated: Friday 2nd September 2016
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Record ID: GLO-6F45E6
Object type: CANNON BALL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Wiltshire
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A stone cannon ball that dates to AD 1400-1700. The ball is sub-spherical in form, with a very uneven surface, overall the ball has a diameter of 63mm and weighs 338.38g
Created on: Wednesday 31st August 2016
Last updated: Friday 2nd September 2016
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Record ID: PUBLIC-2D11AB
Object type: CANNON BALL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Dorset
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A fragment of a cast iron cannon ball of probable 17th century date. approximately one third of the original ball remains, the fracture probably having been caused by a flaw from the casting process. A mould line is evident. The ball has a diameter of 98.29 mm,( circa 3.5 inches), a thickness from the break of 48.16 mm, and weighs 1.115 kg.
Created on: Tuesday 16th August 2016
Last updated: Monday 2nd July 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Nr Wimborne', grid reference and parish protected.


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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: DENO-F72452
Object type: CANNON BALL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Derbyshire
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A cast iron ball of post medieval date (AD c.1450-c.1700). The surface is corroded and has concretions, but appears to have been well finished, with no obvious seam or sprue. The weight is 692 g, approximately 1.5 pounds, it has a diameter of 55 mm, which suggests it was fired from a Falcon or Falconet ('Identifying Cannon Balls and Musket Shot' - article by Nick Tucker in Treasure Hunting Magazine, February 1992, p 42).
Created on: Wednesday 20th July 2016
Last updated: Thursday 6th October 2016
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Record ID: DENO-641C1A
Object type: CANNON BALL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Nottinghamshire
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An iron post-medieval cannon ball (AD c.1600-c.1700). The ball is broadly spherical with an obvious off-centre casting seam. The surface is pitted. Overall, the ball measures 53.2mm in diameter. The find's proximity to Newark indicates this may have been produced for use in the English Civil War when Newark was besieged three times.
Created on: Wednesday 13th July 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 13th July 2016
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Record ID: LVPL-E1DC37
Object type: CANNON BALL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Cheshire East
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A possible demi culverin iron cannon ball c. 1600-1830. The ball measures 10.66cm (4.2 inches) in diameter and weighs 2154g (8lb 12oz). There is some corrosion on the object. Given its size and weight it is likely to be a demi culverin ball of the seventeenth century, which were usually 9lb with a 4.5 inch calibre. This was the standard size and weight of this type of ball right through to the nineteenth century. However, given that the diameter and weight of the object is slightly less than the standard for this type Stephen Bull (in lit. 6.7.2016) suggests that other options migh…
Created on: Thursday 7th July 2016
Last updated: Friday 8th July 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Bunbury', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: BERK-9ED66D
Object type: CANNON BALL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: West Berkshire
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An incomplete iron ball, possibly a cannon ball of post-medieval (probably Civil War) date. The ball is 100mm diameter and has been split in half, in fact just under half of the original ball survives. There is no casting seam around the cannonball, and no trace of a casting sprue can be seen on the remaining half. There is a hole that extends from the surface down through the ball to the middle; this is also now in half. The force required to break such a ball of iron in half is immense; it may have happened during firing if there were flaws in the casting, or alternatively it may be…
Created on: Monday 16th May 2016
Last updated: Friday 24th March 2017
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Record ID: LANCUM-165D04
Object type: CANNON BALL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lancashire
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A cast iron ball, probably a cannon ball. Given its weight and size, it may be from the 16th or 17th century. The diameter is 31mm and the weight 392.2g.
Created on: Tuesday 22nd March 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 6th April 2016
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Record ID: WMID-5B003C
Object type: CANNON BALL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Worcestershire
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A cast iron Post Medieval cannon ball, probably dating to circa AD 1500 - 1700. The object is spherical in shape with pitting and corrosion visible on the surface. The cannon ball has a dark brown coloured patina across its surfaces. Abrasion caused by movement whilst within the plough soil may have resulted in the loss of some of the original surface detail and full diameter and weight. The diameter and weight would suggest this example would fit a Minion cannon. The standard size for a Minion was a 3.5 inch bore and shot a 4 pound ball as discussed in Bailey (2000: p95). This example…
Created on: Tuesday 1st March 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 25th April 2018
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Record ID: CPAT-B944C6
Object type: CANNON BALL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Wrexham
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Stone ball approximately 140mm in diameter and weighing around 5lbs (2268g). Pecked appearance, very odd stone, grey with lots of white flecking. Not a local stone. It is too heavy for compressed tarmac I think and too well compressed. Found by a workman building a new prison on the site of a former munitions factory. It was apparently found about 1 metre deep in some very black soil below the more modern brick buildings. The same man also has 2 complete stones and 3 halves, one sounds like its made of iron because he describes casting flanges. (Steve Grenter, WCBC, March 2015). …
Created on: Friday 29th January 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 19th April 2016
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Record ID: PUBLIC-F2165C
Object type: CANNON BALL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Dorset
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A probable cast iron cannon ball from the post-Medieval period, c.1600-c.1800. The ball is roughly spherical and has a slight projection at one point. The surface is corroded and encrusted which prevents a visual indication of any mould line. It Measures 47.94 mm in diameter, and weighs 358 grams.
Created on: Monday 14th December 2015
Last updated: Wednesday 27th June 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Nr Wimborne', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: YORYM-0A96A9
Object type: CANNON BALL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
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An incomplete cast iron cannonball of post-medieval date. The cannonball is spherical with a large area (roughly half) missing due to a worn break, possibly as a result of impact. It is approximately 3 inches / 7.5 cm in diameter and weighs 2lb 2.5 oz. The size and weight of the ball (approximated using the remaining portion) suggests that it would fit a 'Minion' cannon which had a 3.5 inch bore and shot a 4 pound ball. These were used from the 16th century to the late 17th century but saw action in the Civil War as an antipersonnel weapon when it was known as a 'Minion Drake'.
Created on: Monday 9th November 2015
Last updated: Monday 9th November 2015
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Record ID: SWYOR-503D18
Object type: CANNON BALL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: York
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A cast lead alloy ball, possibly a Post-Medieval cannonball for a small bore cannon such as a rabinet with a one inch bore. There is a mark where the casting sprue was removed and a large, flat facet on one side, suggesting that it may have struck some object other than stone. The diameter, at 28.5mm (1.1in) is correct for this type of cannon, but the weight, at 119.8gm (4.2oz) is too light, being only half the expected weight.
Created on: Monday 19th October 2015
Last updated: Wednesday 21st October 2015
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Record ID: DENO-06FCC9
Object type: CANNON BALL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Nottinghamshire
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An incomplete, cast iron, probably a small cannon ball or canister shot of the Post Medieval period, dating from c. AD 1600 - c. AD 1700. 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 of circular indentations or depressions in the surface resembling a golf ball. Precise diameter of the ball is unknown due to the unknown level of the iron corrosion. The ball measures approximately 32.9 mm (1.3 in) and weighs 141.3 g (4.98 oz). …
Created on: Wednesday 9th September 2015
Last updated: Tuesday 6th October 2015
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Record ID: DENO-D6BF2B
Object type: CANNON BALL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Nottinghamshire
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A complete iron cast iron cannon ball of the Post Medieval period, dating from c. AD 1500 - c. AD 1700. The ball is spherical. Iron corrosion covers most of the surface of the object and appears to be stable. No casting seam is visible. The cannon ball is in fairly good condition. However, there are a number of areas which exhibit pitting, denting, and grazes, including a broadly circular depression at the base and a broadly circular depression and broadly oval perforation on the left side of the ball. This damage is as a direct result of the exposing of casting flaws by corrosion …
Created on: Monday 7th September 2015
Last updated: Monday 18th January 2016
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Record ID: DENO-D6394A
Object type: CANNON BALL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Nottinghamshire
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An incomplete iron cast iron cannon ball of the Late Medieval to Post Medieval period, dating from c. AD 1475 - c. AD 1700. The ball is roughly spherical but has flattened slightly on one side. Iron corrosion covers most of the surface of the object and appears to be stable. There are eight, small, broadly circular perforations present at the base of the object, as well as a larger broadly oval perforation off centre. There are three broadly circular depressions present also. These could be a result of a casting flaw or a result of corrosion. From the large oval perforation, it a…
Created on: Monday 7th September 2015
Last updated: Monday 18th January 2016
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Record ID: DENO-D55676
Object type: CANNON BALL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Nottinghamshire
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A complete iron cast iron cannon ball of the Late Medieval to Post Medieval period, dating from c. AD 1475 - c. AD 1700. The ball is spherical. Iron corrosion is present on the surface of the object and appears to be stable. There is a casting seam that runs the circumference of the ball about half way down. There is a broadly circular depression at the base of the ball and a broadly triangular depression on the left side on the seam. The ball measures 66.4 mm in diameter and weighs 1073.8 g (1.74 kg, 37.87 oz and 2.3670 lb). The ball is a red brown to dark brown in colour an…
Created on: Monday 7th September 2015
Last updated: Monday 18th January 2016
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Record ID: CORN-1B4113
Object type: CANNON BALL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Cornwall
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Cast iron cannon ball spherical in shape with some lumps of iron oxide accretion on the surface, but generally undamaged. Without the accretions, the ball is about 41 mm in diameter or 1.6 inches and so was probably fired from a 16th-century Spanish muzzle-loading swivel gun such as the esmeril swivel gun which had an external bore of 2 inches. These guns were used by the Spanish Armada, particularly on the boat the Girona, and also by the Spanish when they attacked Paul church in 1595 on the other side of bay from where this cannon ball was found. Paul was one of the communities a…
Created on: Monday 17th August 2015
Last updated: Monday 17th August 2015
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Record ID: SWYOR-9CC326
Object type: CANNON BALL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
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A corroded, cast iron cannon ball for a falcon cannon, probably dating from the early Post-Medieval period, AD 1500 - 1700. It is 58mm in diameter (2.3 inches) and weighs 694gm (2.3pounds). It should be noted that this object could also be a modern mill or industrial process such as a bearing or crushing ball from a large piece of machinery. The Falcon cannon came into use during the latter half of the 15th Century and were mounted on four wheels to make it more mobile, they were widely used during the Civil War. Compare YORYM-6CA699.
Created on: Tuesday 11th August 2015
Last updated: Wednesday 12th August 2015
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Record ID: DENO-33AE98
Object type: CANNON BALL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Nottinghamshire
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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 105mm in diameter. The cannon ball is spherical and has a lozengiform perforation in its surface. The stone has quartz and other inclusions.
Created on: Thursday 6th August 2015
Last updated: Monday 14th September 2015
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Record ID: DENO-32E606
Object type: CANNON BALL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Nottinghamshire
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An iron post-medieval cannon ball probably dating to the sieges of Newark during the English Civil War (AD 1644-1646). Overall, the cannon ball measures 90.93mm in diameter. The cannon ball is spherical, with small dents in its surface.
Created on: Thursday 6th August 2015
Last updated: Thursday 6th August 2015
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Record ID: DENO-32D931
Object type: CANNON BALL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Nottinghamshire
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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.
Created on: Thursday 6th August 2015
Last updated: Thursday 6th August 2015
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Record ID: WAW-66FF57
Object type: CANNON BALL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Warwickshire
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Post Medieval (late 15th to 17th century) cannon ball: It is a cast iron sphere and is 51.63mm diameter. It weighs 494g (1.09lb). The surface of the ball is corroded and appears to be stable. The cannon ball is probably used in a Falconet cannon based on the weight and diameter of the ball. This cannon is the smallest of the cannons developed in the late 15th century and continued in use into the 17th century https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Falconet_(cannon).
Created on: Friday 3rd July 2015
Last updated: Friday 3rd July 2015
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Record ID: CORN-508D86
Object type: CANNON BALL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Cornwall
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Incomplete cast iron cannon ball broken in half, probably at impact when it was fired. The ball is 2 and a half inches in diameter or 68 mm and so was probably fired from a 16th-century Spanish Falcon breech-loading swivel gun, which had an internal calibre of 72 mm on average. These guns were used by the Spanish Armada and also by the Spanish when they attacked Paul church in 1595 where this cannon ball was found. Paul was one of the communities along with Mousehole, Newlyn, and Penzance to be destroyed in the Spanish raid of 1595 carried out by Carlos de Amésquita, who was a Spa…
Created on: Wednesday 27th May 2015
Last updated: Monday 1st June 2015
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Record ID: DUR-B3464D
Object type: CANNON BALL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
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A complete iron projectile of Post-Medieval date (AD1600-1700). The object is broadly spherical with a central seam and an uneven surface due to corrosion. This seam may be due to casting or as a result of firing the projectile though there is no clear flattening as a result of impact. The metal is a dark brown in colour with a pitted uneven patina. Similar examples can be seen on the Portable Antiquities database: Unique ID: LVPL-E95F5E, Unique ID: SWYOR-E227E4 and Unique ID: WAW-BF6AB1. Height: 51.22mm, Diameter: 52.58mm, Weight: g.
Created on: Tuesday 19th May 2015
Last updated: Tuesday 26th May 2015
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Record ID: LVPL-E95F5E
Object type: CANNON BALL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lancashire
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A cast iron possible projectile or cannon ball of probable Post-Medieval (probably English Civil War) date (1600-1700AD). The object is spherical with an uneven corroded surface and a diameter of 46.96mm. There is no visible spru or casting seems however they may be obscured due to the corrosion. It is an orangey brown colour and weighs 213.73g.
Created on: Thursday 8th January 2015
Last updated: Thursday 8th January 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Aughton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SWYOR-D58D38
Object type: CANNON BALL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Wakefield
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A cast lead cannon ball of Post-Medieval date, about AD 1500 - 1700. It is 50.3mm (1.97in) in diameter and weighs 652gm (1lb 7oz), suggesting that it was intended for use in a falconet. It was quite crudely cast, the two hemispheres being slightly different sizes, and there are traces of a casting ridge remaining. It has suffered considerable damage from agricultural machinery since deposition in the soil. A number of other falconet balls can be found on the database, most are cast iron but one or two are of cast lead. See for example references IOW-322F47 and SOM-047461. The fi…
Created on: Wednesday 7th January 2015
Last updated: Wednesday 7th January 2015
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Record ID: GLO-A2F9C6
Object type: CANNON BALL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Gloucestershire
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Solid cast cannon ball that is made of iron and weighs 8 lb and is 4" in diameter. Such cannon balls would most likely be used by a type of cannon called a demi-culverin. The Demi-culverin was a large artillery piece that because of its effective range and power was often used in sieges and building demolition. This cannonball particularly interesting as it comes from an area where the royalists were thought to have been encamped during the battle of Highnam in 1643
Created on: Wednesday 5th November 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 5th November 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Forest of Dean', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LANCUM-D35554
Object type: CANNON BALL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lancashire
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A lead or lead alloy sphere of unknown purpose and unknown age. It is highly unlikely to be cannon shot for a couple of reasons. Firstly it does not conform to any known bore of the seventeenth century or later. Secondly, it is not solid lead as it is too light for its size. This latter fact also excludes a lot of the other usual uses for lead balls. The comparatively low weight may be due to the construction of the sphere or it may be manufactured from a lighter alloy. It may be part of larger object. If it is shot it is more likely to be for use in a pre seventeenth century firearm,…
Created on: Tuesday 14th October 2014
Last updated: Monday 27th October 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'OMSKIRK', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LANCUM-D1CC15
Object type: CANNON BALL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lancashire
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A complete cast copper alloy ball probably of Post-Medieval date. The ball is sub-spherical and the surface is damaged with numerous score marks and pitting. It could be a cannon ball but it is unlikely to be military as the weight does not match any known type. The purpose of the ball is unknown possibly a machine part. The diameter is 32mm and the weight 120.67g.
Created on: Tuesday 14th October 2014
Last updated: Monday 20th October 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'OMSKIRK', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: YORYM-6CA699
Object type: CANNON BALL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
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A complete cast iron cannon ball of Post-medieval date (AD 1600-1700). The object is roughly spherical and has a diameter of 55.5mm (2.2 inches). This would place the object within the diameter range of the Falcon cannon. The Falcon cannon came into use during the latter half of the 15th Century and were mounted on four wheels to make it more mobile, they were widely used during the Civil War. It should be noted that this object could also be a modern mill or industrial process such as a bearing or crushing ball from a large piece of machinery which, given the find spot, is a po…
Created on: Monday 15th September 2014
Last updated: Monday 10th November 2014
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Record ID: BUC-4A7831
Object type: CANNON BALL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Buckinghamshire
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A spherical cast iron cannon ball, probably dating from the post-Medieval period. Dimensions below. Weight not recorded.
Created on: Saturday 13th September 2014
Last updated: Saturday 13th October 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Wendover', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SWYOR-5D91DC
Object type: CANNON BALL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Doncaster
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A cast iron spherical artefact, possibly a Post Medieval cannon ball, but more probably a Post Medieval to Modern crushing ball from stone crushing equipment, a mill, a bearing or a similar industrial device. The weight and size at 2.75 inches and 2lb 13 oz. fall half-way between the parameters for two known types of cannon, the Minion (3.5 inch bore, 4 lb ball) and the falcon (2.5 inch bore, 2lb ball). It is 70.1 mm in diameter and weighs 1277gm. The ball is very regular and the metal is in good condition.
Created on: Tuesday 2nd September 2014
Last updated: Tuesday 2nd September 2014
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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: SUR-9179AE
Object type: CANNON BALL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Surrey
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An iron cannon ball, now very corroded and flaking. The ball presently weighs 330g and was probably heavier at one time.
Created on: Wednesday 30th July 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 30th July 2014
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Record ID: LVPL-D4CCA5
Object type: CANNON BALL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Hertfordshire
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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 56.93mm. It weighs 439.0g. The object has probably been cast however no casting lines are visible. The object is mid-brown orange in colour with an uneven pitted surface.
Created on: Wednesday 9th July 2014
Last updated: Tuesday 15th July 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Aspenden', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: YORYM-3E150A
Object type: CANNON BALL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Redcar and Cleveland
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A complete cast iron cannon ball of Post-Medieval date. The cannon ball is sub-spherical and the surface is damaged with numerous score marks and pitting. The metal is a dark blackish-grey colour with some orange iron corrosion present on the surface. The cannon ball is 61.62mm in diameter and weighs 834g. The size and weight of the ball suggests that it would fit a 'Falcon' cannon which had a 2.5 inch bore and shot a 2 pound ball.
Created on: Wednesday 2nd July 2014
Last updated: Monday 14th July 2014
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Record ID: PUBLIC-DE9FA9
Object type: CANNON BALL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Devon
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A Post Medieval cast iron cannon ball, dating to between approximately AD 1500 and AD 1700. The item is sub-spherical, there are no obvious signs of impact damage indicating use. It is possibly intended for use in a Rabinet cannon, which had a bore of 1.5 inches (38mm). Maximum diameter of the cannon ball is 42.09mm (1.65 inches), it weighs 217g (0.48lbs). The surface is corroded and pitted, and has a rusty orange colour.
Created on: Sunday 15th June 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 18th June 2014
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Record ID: SWYOR-A16C9F
Object type: CANNON BALL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
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A lead alloy possible cannon ball from a small cannon such as a Falconet or Serpentine, but the ball is not a standard size or mass. The ball is sub-spherical, oval in section. One face is smooth and rounded but the other side is jagged and possibly broken with angular fractures and fissures in the metal. It has a mass of 306g which is 10 and 3/4 oz, and a diameter of 48mm or 1.9 inches.
Created on: Monday 19th May 2014
Last updated: Monday 19th May 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: HESH-1A5D66
Object type: CANNON BALL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
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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 59.7mm mm. It weighs 6.8 kilograms (15lbs). It is made of iron which has been presumably cast - although the seams cannot be seen. The ball is of a mid-brown orange colour with areas of flaking and active corrosion. The cannon ball is in fairly good condition with no evidence of pitting. If the ball has been fired then it hasn't been damaged - suggesting it didn't hit anything substantial. The size of the ball suggests that it was possibly for a 5.5 …
Created on: Thursday 13th March 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 21st May 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Leintwardine', 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: NCL-EE9FE0
Object type: CANNON BALL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Northumberland
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A cast lead (over stone) cannon ball of late Medieval to early Post-Medieval date, c. 1450-1750. The ball consists of cast lead in a spherical shape, but with considerable areas of loss and/or damage of the lead. In these areas, the underlying stone can be seen. The stone is a hard and dense sedimentary rock, a mud or siltstone, but which also contains quartz pebbles.
Created on: Monday 16th December 2013
Last updated: Monday 16th December 2013
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Record ID: DENO-91BCA5
Object type: CANNON BALL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Nottinghamshire
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Complete cast iron probable cannon ball of post Medieval date. The weight of the cannon ball is 3lbs and it has a diameter of 69mm - These dimensions most closely correspond to the size of shot used with a minion or minion-drake cannon in use from the 16th-17th centuries, c.1500-1700. Minion cannons were typically used on ships but were known to be installed on structures and employed as anti-personnel weapons. Due to the simple design of a cast iron sphere an element of caution in identifying this object as a cannon ball must be born in mind as other, typically industrial, prac…
Created on: Thursday 24th October 2013
Last updated: Thursday 24th October 2013
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'West Bridgford', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: DEV-9894B5
Object type: CANNON BALL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Devon
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A postmedieval iron cannon ball. The cannon ball measures 3.6 inches and is probably from a small cannon such as a falcon. It dates from 15th to the 19th centuries.
Created on: Wednesday 18th September 2013
Last updated: Monday 4th November 2013
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Record ID: NCL-5F0B55
Object type: CANNON BALL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Northumberland
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A handworked cannonball of Post-Medieval date made from granite. The ball is sub-spherical and slightly oblate in form, with an uneven surface reflecting the difficulty of working in granite.
Created on: Tuesday 3rd September 2013
Last updated: Tuesday 3rd September 2013
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Record ID: SUR-2D3E56
Object type: CANNON BALL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: West Berkshire
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An iron cannon ball weighing just over five pounds and just over three inches in diameter. This was probably fired by a Saker artillery piece. This had a calibre of 3.5" and fired a shot of about 5.25lbs. Sakers could be used either in battles or sieges. Therefore it may relate to the siege of Donnington Castle or one of the two battles of Newbury, possibly the second one (27 October 1644), where the garrison on Donnington Castle saw the approaching flank movement of the Parliamentary Army.
Created on: Thursday 20th June 2013
Last updated: Tuesday 6th May 2014
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Record ID: SF-F18D53
Object type: CANNON BALL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
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A large corroded cast lead object, possibly a weight or potentially a lead cannon shot. It is oval shaped in its current form but has suffered from extensive damage that has resulted in partial flattening to two sides in addition to multiple and crude incisions on all surfaces. The entire object measures 83.71mm in length, 68.03mm in width and 1927g (approximately 4.24 pounds) in weight. The precise function of this object remains uncertain. However, its discovery in an area that may have been subject to battle or similar activities during the Post-Medieval period raises the possibili…
Created on: Wednesday 5th June 2013
Last updated: Wednesday 5th June 2013
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Felixstowe', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-F16AD1
Object type: CANNON BALL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
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A corroded spherical iron object, possibly iron shot or a small cannon ball. Its surfaces are corroded with some flaking. It measures 49.94mm in maximum surviving diameter and 408g (approximately 14 ounces) in weight. This is possibly a small iron shot or cannon ball, perhaps from a long barreled piece of artillery such as a Falconet or similar (see, for example, SWYOR-762D10, WMID-E6FA72, SWYOR-95EAE3, SUSS-90E2B6 etc.). It is slightly under weight for shot for cannon of this type, but this may be accounted for due to its worn surfaces.
Created on: Wednesday 5th June 2013
Last updated: Thursday 25th August 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Felixstowe', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-F0FE15
Object type: CANNON BALL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
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A worn and corroded spherical iron object, possibly iron shot or a small cannon ball. Its surfaces are heavily corroded with extensive flaking. It measures 40.03mm in maximum surviving diameter and 192.41g (6.78 ounces) in weight. This is possibly a small iron shot or cannon ball, perhaps from a long barreled piece of artillery such as a Serpentine or Rabinet (see, for example, DENO-F42841, WAW-BF6AB1, SWYOR-4C03A3, IOW-0AFC81, WAW-45EDE1, SOM-A0A8A2 etc.). it's incomplete diameter and low weight may be a result of the extensive corrosion evident on all surfaces.
Created on: Wednesday 5th June 2013
Last updated: Thursday 25th August 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Felixstowe', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NCL-A1C882
Object type: CANNON BALL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: South Tyneside
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A cast iron cannonball of Post-Medieval date, probably from a Civil War battle in the area dating to 1644. The ball weighs approximately 5 lbs with a diameter of 86.03mm. The ball was cast in a mould consisting of two hemispherical halves, as a flashmark is visible around much of the ball's centre. There are no further distinguishing features. The surface has suffered from corrosion.
Created on: Monday 20th May 2013
Last updated: Monday 20th May 2013
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Record ID: PUBLIC-EEDB54
Object type: CANNON BALL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Wiltshire
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An iron cannon ball, dated to the 16th to the 18th century. There is some surface rust but no lamination. The diameter of 45 mm (1.77 inches) may indicate the cannon ball is from a 'Falconet'.
Created on: Wednesday 17th April 2013
Last updated: Thursday 18th April 2013
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Spring Farm', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SWYOR-E227E4
Object type: CANNON BALL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Sheffield
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A cast iron possible cannon ball of Post Medieval date, probably 17th century. The iron ball is spherical with an approximate diameter of 66mm (2.6 inches) which makes it about the right size to be from a Falcon cannon. However it could also be a more modern object such as a crushing ball from a mill or industrial process, or a large bearing from a large piece of machinery such as a gun emplacement. The fact that the object was found in a once heavily industrialised area of Sheffield adds weight to this theory, as does the limited amount of corrosion. For a similar object see SWYO…
Created on: Wednesday 27th February 2013
Last updated: Friday 1st March 2013
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Record ID: HESH-E5E2C3
Object type: CANNON BALL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
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An irregular sub-spherical shaped piece of iron shot / small cannon ball probably of post medieval / civil war date (1600-1700 AD). The ball is of a mid-purplish brown colour with small areas of flaking and active corrosion. The cannon ball is in fairly good condition and with no obvious dents or grazes which might suggest use. It is slightly elliptical but there are no impact marks. The size is small but most probably used in a small cannon called a Falcon (with a 2.5" bore and a ball that weighed 2lbs). Falcons were light and relatively robust being used for close fighting where the…
Created on: Friday 15th February 2013
Last updated: Monday 25th March 2013
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Record ID: SWYOR-D12767
Object type: CANNON BALL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Doncaster
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A cast iron probable cannon ball of Post Medieval date, probably 17th century. The iron ball is spherical and rusty but in a stable condition. It measures 3.6in in diameter and weighs 6.6lb. This makes is about the right size to be from a minion cannon, but the ball is heavier than the standard weight of 4-5lb. This casts some doubt of the identification as a cannon ball and raises the possibility that it is a more modern object such as a crushing ball from a mill or industrial process, or a large bearing from a large piece of machinery such as a gun emplacement.
Created on: Thursday 14th February 2013
Last updated: Thursday 14th February 2013
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