Object Title

8 in mortar and bed

8 in mortar and bed

Date

1774

Object Number

XIX.633

Provenance

R.A.O.C. Museum, Deepcut, Camberley. Loan 56, Old Tower Collection.

Physical Description

With Royal Arms and Master General of Ordnance Cypher T-Townshen. The base ring is marked ENGLISH & FECIT 1774. The mortar has dolphin lifting handles and a shell cup vent. Mounted on a wooden bed

Dimensions

Dimensions: Length: 37 in, Diameter of trunnions: 4.75 in Weight: 12 cwt 1 qtr 18 lb

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number nvn

Calibre

8 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Left trunnion: 16 Right trunnion: 7

Associations

Places England

Notes

'English & Co'
London: Three small brass guns at Powderham Castle, Devon dated 1775. Mortar in R.A.O.C. Museum, Deepcut, Surrey, dated 1774.