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Yetts were forged iron gates that were set in front of a castle's main timber gates to provide defence against attack with fire. It is uncertain exactly where within Dumbarton Castle this medieval yett came from.
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Date Made
15th Century-16th Century
Dimensions
h 1610mm (h 5' 3 3/8")
w 975mm (w 3' 2 3/8")
d 50mm (d 1 15/16")
w 140kg (w 308 5/8lbs)
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Accession No
DUM112

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