Object Title

Left cuisse and poleyn

Left cuisse and poleyn



Object Number



Tower arsenal. Accessioned from Middle Flint Tower (1987).

Physical Description

The cuisse is of one plate, the poleyn comprising a main plate with one lame above and two below. The upper edge is the cuisse has a roped turn with a sunken border, in which are two rivets retaining a possibly contemporary strap, plus another rivet hole. The main edge of the poleyn has a roped medial ridge, and a heart shaped fan with a roped turn at its edge and a transverse incised line. The lowest plate has a sunken border, with a keyhole slot at the right and two holes at the left, the smaller to the outside.

Inscriptions and Marks



Places Europe


A pair to III.2709 and valued with it.