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Scottish Soldiery

Iron cannonball

Period:
17th Century
Description:

This iron cannonball was found on the Kirkmaiden Shore, Drummore.  Its origin is a mystery but it may have been fired during local skirmishes or during artillery practice firings.  The ball weighs 6lbs.

Place of Production:
unknown
Materials/Media:
iron
Dimensions:
65mm
Source:
Stranraer Museum
Accession number:
WIWMS 1987.491
Digital Number:
SRAM027n
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council