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Proving mortar at Powdermills
When gunpowder was manufactured at Powdermills in the 19th Century this proving mortar was to test the quality of gunpowder by measuring the distance it fired a ball of known weight using a known quantity of powder.
Le Messurier (Mr B. LeMessurier)
Updated on October 23, 2018
SX 62685 76986
Made in Devon by Jamie Dunbar @dunbarindevon