Object Title

Pike head

Pike head

Date

1600-1699

Object Number

VII.2933

Provenance

Old Tower Collections. Returned from loan to Dover Castle, Loan L7, on 02/11/1989.

Physical Description

Head probably 19th century; haft probably 17th century. Quadrangular boarding pike head with two langets. Long haft which was probably formerly fitted with a leaf-shaped head of the design which is probably temp. Henry VIII.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 5300 mm (208 3/4 in.), Blade length: 125 mm (4 15/16 in.), Head length, excluding langets: 165 mm (6 1/2 in.)

Associations

Places England