A shot tower is a tower designed for the production of shot balls by freefall of molten lead, which is then caught in a water basin. The shot is used for projectiles in firearms.
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... The tower was brick-built, with a slight taper ... Halfway up there was a floor for making small lead shot ... The gallery level at the top was used for making large shot ...
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