Object Title

9 pr gun and carriage - Rose and Crown type

9 pr gun and carriage - Rose and Crown type

Date

1680-1720

Object Number

XIX.645

Provenance

H.M.S. Osprey, Portland, Dorset. Loan 87, Old Tower Collection.

Physical Description

Of similar design and calibre to numbers XIX.183 and 287. The weight 21-1-0(?) is incised on the first reinforce just below the first reinforce ring is a deeply incised Broad Arrow. The second reinforce has a cast Rose and Crown, whilst the right trunnion bears an A cast in relief. Just below the muzzle ring on the chase is struck the number 9.
Mounted on a wooden garrison carriage with cast iron trucks

Dimensions

Dimensions: Length: 107.75 in, Overall length: 9ft 7 in (292.1 cm), Diameter of muzzle: 10.5 in, Diameter of trunnions: 4 in tapered, Diameter of breech: 14 in

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number nvn

Calibre

3.5 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Right trunnion: A Muzzle ring (just below): 9

Associations

Places England

Bibliographic References

H.L.Blackmore, The Armouries of the Tower of London, Ordnance Catalogue, H.M.S.O. London 1976, p.70.

Notes

Carriage missing.