Object Title

4.75 in gun barrel

4.75 in gun barrel

Date

1771-1799

Object Number

XIX.383

Provenance

From Tilbury Fort

Physical Description

A short cast iron barrel, probably designed as a howitzer. The muzzle has unusual webbing between the chase and the muzzle cast in the horizontal plane

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number nvn

Calibre

4.75 in

Inscriptions and Marks

None

Associations

Places Scotland

Notes

The gun has many similarities to one which exists in Kelvin Grove Museum in Glasgow. That object is attributed to the Carron ironworks.