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11516


Newcastle


Newcastle, Castle Garth, cannon ball


Newcastle


NZ26SE


Armour and Weapons


Weapon


Cannon Ball


Post Medieval


C17



During the 1980s restoration of the Castle Keep, a 25lb cannon ball was found. This is on display in the Keep.


250


638


NZ250638



Notes taken during lecture by John Nolan 4th October 2008 "The Civil Wars on Tyneside as revealed by archaeology" at the Society of Antiquaries of Newcastle upon Tyne Symposium 2008, The British Civil Wars in the North East

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