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Quoiting

Quoit

Description:

Quoits were heavy iron rings, rounded on one side, flat on the other and weighing 8-12 pounds but could be up to 23 pounds. They were hurled at a steel pin driven into a three-foot square clay bed, with the common length of the green being 22 yards.

Materials/Media:
metal
Dimensions:
diameter inside:118mm, diameter outside 200mm
Source:
Sanquhar Tolbooth Museum
Digital Number:
SQMS001n
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council