Musket ball

Description
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.
Accession Loan No.
108/2002/29
Collection Class
Exeter archaeology
Common Name
musket ball
Simple Name
musket ball
Dimensions
whole diameter 20 mm
Period Classification
Charles I (1625-1649)
Production Date
1643
Family Group

Material
lead
Collector / Excavator
Exeter Museums Archaeological Field Unit
Collection Site Name
Hayes Barton
Collection Town
Exeter
Collection County
Devon
Collection Country
United Kingdom: England
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Collection Continent
Europe

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