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Iron

Museum Library Archive

Object number

LDVAL 3196/1

6510

Silver Chest

Museum Library Archive

Description

Iron bound oak silver chest that once belonged to John Gascoyne Fanshawe (1746-1803). Bears his name on a brass plaque on the front of the chest. Would have been used to store and transport silver ware. Found in Bonhams county sale at Honiton, Devon,…

Object number

LDVAL 2006.28.1

777

Iron

Museum Library Archive

Object number

LDVAL 3196/1

6510

Rifle barrel

Museum Library Archive

Description

Remain of a small calibre rifle barrel. Found in the 1930s buried in an internal wall of Whalebone House. It has been rendered inoperative by a mid 19th century Enfield rifled musket's ramrod, hammered down the barrel. Probably used for killing vermi…

Object number

LDVAL 2006.26.2

774

Silver Chest

Museum Library Archive

Description

Iron bound oak silver chest that once belonged to John Gascoyne Fanshawe (1746-1803). Bears his name on a brass plaque on the front of the chest. Would have been used to store and transport silver ware. Found in Bonhams county sale at Honiton, Devon,…

Object number

LDVAL 2006.28.1

777

Whalebone House bell

Museum Library Archive

Description

Large iron bell and detached bell clapper from the bell turret of Whalebone House. Salvaged from the remains of the house when it was destroyed by an enemy bomb in 1941. Bears the date 1783 (mis-quoted on plaque as 1785). Mounted on a specially made …

Object number

LDVAL 2006.26.1

773

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