Object Title

12 pr gun - Blomefield Sea Service Pattern

12 pr gun - Blomefield Sea Service Pattern

Date

1800

Object Number

XIX.377

Provenance

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

Physical Description

The chase and cascable faace are corroded and it has three small areas of shell damage on the left of the muzzle area
The marks consist of the weight 32-2-5 chiselled beneath the cascable button. There is a Broad Arrow chiselled on the first reinforce and a raised crowned GR monogram cast on the second reinforce. On the left trunnion is stuck WC and on the right 215

Dimensions

Dimensions: Length: 102 in (259 cm), Overall length: 110 in (279 cm)

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 215

Calibre

4.7 in

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

Formerly used as a bollard on Tower Hill (numbered 14).
Catalogued 17th June 1986. J.M.P.