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R. M
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    A visit to my ‘photographic archive’, a big box in the corner of the spare room, to look at the photo of the broad arrow on the Tenby Gun’s ‘bed’ threw up another photo of a broad arrow. This was taken in Guernsey at a Victorian battery overlooking Castle Cornet. A ‘graveyard’ of c1850 32pdr British muzzleloaders contains half a dozen (out of eight) guns with two broad arrow marks one above the other, just behind the trunnions. The thought now occurs, was there a reason for two, and not one mark?
    Rob Morgan