Object Title

12 pr gun - Blomefield Sea Service Pattern

12 pr gun - Blomefield Sea Service Pattern

Date

1800

Object Number

XIX.378

Provenance

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

Physical Description

12 pr gun conforms to the standard pattern. There is a large shell hole into the rear of the left chase.
The marks consist of weight 32-3-15 chiselled beneath the cascable button and there is a raised crowned GR monogram on the chase. Behind the first reinforce is chiselled a Broad Arrow. On the left trunnion is chiselled WC and on the right 121

Dimensions

Dimensions: Length 101.75 in., Overall length: 110.5 in

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 121

Calibre

4.45 in

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

Formerly used as a bollard on Tower Hill (numbered 15).
Catalogued 17th June 1986. J.M.P.