Object Title

9 pr gun

9 pr gun

Date

1859

Object Number

XIX.402

Physical Description

Integral with the base of the cascable button is an elevating-screw eye. A socket for a sight is drilled vertically into the top of the cascable button. Engraved on the breech ring are quarter-sight scales and WOOLWICH 1819. Raised vent field. The second reinforce has flat mouldings at either end and bears a crowned VR monogram and traces of inscriptions, now almost polished smooth. The trunnions are stepped. The chase bears the A cypher of Henry 1st Marquis of Anglesey, Master General of the Ordnance (1846-1852). At the muzzle is a dispart patch witha sighting groove

Dimensions

Dimensions: Length: 60 in, Overall length: 64 and 1/2 in

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number nvn

Calibre

4.375 in

Associations

Notes

Returned from loan to Tilbury Fort 1986.