Object Title

12 pr gun

12 pr gun

Date

1800

Object Number

XIX.366

Provenance

Excavated March 1986 and donated by the London Borough of Tower Hamlets. June 1986.

Physical Description

There is a sight groove on the breech ring flanked by single quarter inch diameter holes. The mark on the dispart patch is also flanked by similar holes. There are quartering marks on the breech and muzzle. The gun is lightly pitted overall
The marks consist of weight 32-3-10- chiselled beneathe the cascable button. A Broad Arrow is chiselled in front of the first reinforce. There is a raised crowned GR monogram cast on the second reinforce and there is a chiselled 2 (read from the left) on the dispart patch on the second reinforce ring. On the left trunnion is WC and on the right 119

Dimensions

Dimensions: Length: 102 in (259 cm), Overall length: 109.5 in (278.1 cm)

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 119

Calibre

4.75 in (12.1 cm)

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

Formerly used as a bollard on Tower Hill (numbered 2). Catalogued 17th 1986. J.M.P.