Object Title

Artillery ammunition - Bronze shot

Artillery ammunition - Bronze shot

Date

1601-1800

Object Number

XX.99

Provenance

Found on the beach near Brighton and presented October 1979.

Physical Description

Of rough hammered appearance probably due to wear. A hole appears to have been drilled right through the centre, one end being plugged, the other fitted with a screw plug near which is stamped the number 16, the weight in lbs. As it weighs considerably more than its size would indicate, the shot was probably cast hollow and filled with lead

Dimensions

Dimensions: Diameter: 4.35in Weight: 16lb

Associations

Places England