Object Title

Artillery ammunition - Expanding Shot

Artillery ammunition - Expanding Shot

Date

1700-1799

Object Number

XX.67

Provenance

Old Tower Collection

Physical Description

Two roughly forged cylinders linked by two long flattened loops. Probably fired wrapped in some form of outer covering

Dimensions

Dimensions: Length expanded: 2ft (61cm) Weight: 15lb 4oz (6.9kg)

Associations

Places England

Bibliographic References

H.L.Blackmore, The Armouries of the Tower of London, Ordnance Catalogue, H.M.S.O. London 1976.

Notes

Cf. No. XX.68. Known as 'langrel shot'.