Musket ball

Hayes Barton house in Exeter was destroyed during the Civil War. Excavations on the site found many musket balls, some flattened by impact on the buildings. The positions of the shot showed that many had been fired at the hall, others at the farm buildings.

Object Summary

Accession Loan No.
108/2002/44
Category
Antiquities
Collection Class
Exeter archaeology
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Collector Excavator
Exeter Museums Archaeological Field Unit
Material
lead
Common Name
musket ball
Simple Name
musket ball
Period Classification
Charles I (1625-1649)
Production Date
1643

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