Object Title

4.5 in mortar and bed - Coehorn mortar

4.5 in mortar and bed - Coehorn mortar

Date

1720

Object Number

XIX.310

Provenance

Old Tower Collection

Physical Description

Cast on the reinforce is the monogram of George I. On the left trunnion is stamped the weight 0-2-4. Mortar attached to a ring on the bed by a binding of rope round the chase. Muzzle filled with an iron mortar ball.
Bed of moulded rectangular form with carrying handles on each side. Complete with capsquares. Both mortar and bed are painted with black paint

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number nvn

Calibre

4.5 in

Associations

Places England

Notes

On loan to Dumbarton Castle until 1977. (Cf.XIX.309).