Branding iron

Description
This branding iron was used by Customs officials at the quay in Exeter. The stamp shows a castle turret which is a symbol for the city of Exeter, with the word ‘Exon’ which means Exeter.
Accession Loan No.
76/1993/1
Collection Class
Social and industrial history
Common Name
branding iron
Simple Name
iron
Full Name
branding iron, Exon and castle turret
Period Classification
Georgian (1714-1837)
Family Group

Material
metal; iron
Collection Town
Exeter
Collection County
Devon
Collection Country
United Kingdom: England
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Collection Continent
Europe

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