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HER Number:MDV71591
Name:Chain shot found in association with Church Rocks Wreck

Summary

Two pieces of chain shot have been found in association with the Church Rocks wreck.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 947 732
Map Sheet:SX97SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishTeignmouth
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishOFFSHORE

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Tide Project: 16/07/2020

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FINDSPOT (XVI to Post Medieval - 1501 AD to 1750 AD)

Full description

Preece, C., 2004, Evidence for High Status as Sea: The Church Rocks Wreck, 104, Fig. 5 (Article in Serial). SDV322472.

Two pieces of chain shot have been found. The wrought iron links are badly corroded but they appear to be open-ended. Chain shot was used primarily for disabling rigging.

Panter, I., 2011, Conservation report for the artefacts and guns from the Church Rocks Wreck (Report - Scientific). SDV363874.

The chain shot, now in Teignmouth Museum, has been conserved by the York Archaeological Trust.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV322472Article in Serial: Preece, C.. 2004. Evidence for High Status as Sea: The Church Rocks Wreck. Proceedings of the Devon Archaeological Society. 62. Paperback Volume. 104, Fig. 5.
SDV363874Report - Scientific: Panter, I.. 2011. Conservation report for the artefacts and guns from the Church Rocks Wreck. York Archaeological Trust. 2011/16. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV9871Part of: Church Rocks Wreck, approximately 150 metres offshore from Teignmouth (Monument)
MDV9873Related to: Cannon balls found in association with Church Rocks Wreck (Find Spot)

Associated Finds

  • FDV2366 - SHOT (XVI to Post Medieval - 1501 AD to 1750 AD)

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Dec 10 2021 3:12PM