Object Title

18 pr gun and garrison carriage - Blomefield Pattern

18 pr gun and garrison carriage - Blomefield Pattern

Date

1760-1820

Object Number

XIX.697

Provenance

On loan to The Royal Citadel, Plymouth, Devon. (L93) (1991). Prince Edward's Battery. Old Tower Collection.

Physical Description

Blomefiled pattern. The base ring has quarter sights 1-3. George III

Dimensions

Dimensions: Length: 96 in, Diameter of muzzle: 14 in, Diameter of trunnions: 5.375 in, Diameter of breech: 19.5 in

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 509

Calibre

5.375 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Left trunnion: W Co Right trunnion: 509

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

Samuel Walker & Co
Ironfounders, founded at Grenoside near Sheffield in 1741, moving to Rotherham in 1746. From 1773 the firm filled many government contracts for guns.