a 13C steelyard weight and a standard bushel of 1601,

an 18C pocket scales, along with a number of other weights, measures and scales;

a 1719 turret clock, running, and a 1745 town clock;

some ivory chessmen from an 18C shipwreck;

a horary quadrant (15C??);

two straight slide rules, from 1697 and 1820, both for special purposes;

a simple adding machine (British Calculator, Model B, probably early 20C);

some games material (outdoor darts with spherical bodies about 1" across, quoits, dominoes, china bowls, Halma).

an 18C pocket scales, along with a number of other weights, measures and scales;

a 1719 turret clock, running, and a 1745 town clock;

some ivory chessmen from an 18C shipwreck;

a horary quadrant (15C??);

two straight slide rules, from 1697 and 1820, both for special purposes;

a simple adding machine (British Calculator, Model B, probably early 20C);

some games material (outdoor darts with spherical bodies about 1" across, quoits, dominoes, china bowls, Halma).

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An extract from

*The Mathematical Gazetteer of the British Isles*created by David Singmaster

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