Object Title

18 pr gun and carriage

18 pr gun and carriage

Date

1800

Object Number

XIX.768

Provenance

Ministry of Public Buildings & Works, Fort George. Inverness, Scotland. (Old Tower Collection).

Physical Description

George III. On replica cast iron open framed cariage marked 18PR (property of Historic Scotland)

Dimensions

Dimensions: Length: 107.5 in, Diameter of trunnions: 5.25 in, Diameter of muzzle: 14 in, Diameter of breech: 19 in

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number None visible

Calibre

5.25 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Left trunnion: W & Co. Right trunnion: New

Associations

Places England

Notes

Samuel Walker & Co
Ironfounders, founded at Grenoside near Sheffield in 1741, moving to Rotherham in 1746. From 1773 the firm filled many government contracts for guns.