Tyne and Wear HER(11516): Newcastle, Castle Garth, cannon ball - Details
Newcastle, Castle Garth, cannon ball
Armour and Weapons
During the 1980s restoration of the Castle Keep, a 25lb cannon ball was found. This is on display in the Keep.
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