Object Title

Artillery ammunition - Stone Shot

Artillery ammunition - Stone Shot

Date

1400-1599

Object Number

XX.15

Provenance

Old Tower Collection

Physical Description

Damaged
These shot are made of granite and better finished than XX.1-12. The Inventory states that they were brought from the Dardenelles in c.1853. It would seem more probable that they were brought to England with Nos. XIX.115 and 164 in 1857 and 1868.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Diameter: 1ft 6in to 1ft 10in (45.7 to 55.9cm)

Bibliographic References

H.L.Blackmore, The Armouries of the Tower of London, Ordnance Catalogue, H.M.S.O. London 1976.