Kilderkin


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Kilderkin

An obsolete unit of volume equivalent to 18 gallons.
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The beer is pumped into the casks (some goes off to bottles and cans) which include firkins (nine gallons) and kilderkins (18 gallons).
Lorraine Hampson, aged 30, of Kilderkin Court, Paradise, Coventry, driving with excess alcohol, fined pounds 200, banned from driving for one year and a drink-drive course accepted.
Luke David Painter, aged 23, of Kilderkin Court, Cheylesmore, Coventry, failing to report an accident, fined pounds 50.
Furlong Road, Rodyard Way, Perchfoot Close, Bushelton Close, Peckstone Close, Gilquart Way, Kilderkin Court and Pipkin Court, most of which seem to signify terms of measurement.