Lister 5/1 Diesel

English Weights & Measures

Imperial & Metric Equivalents (Old Style)

Imperial Measures and Equivalents of Length

Length or Measure Equivalent To:
12 Inches 1 Foot
3 Feet 1 Yard
6 Feet 1 Fathom
5-1/2 Yards 1 Rod, 1 Pole or 1 Perch
66 Feet 100 Links or 1 Chain or 4 Poles
220 Yards 10 Chains or 1 Furlong
8 Furlongs 80 Chains or 1 Mile
1 Mile 1760 Yards or 5280 Feet
1 Nautical Mile 6080 Feet
1 Admiralty Knot 1 Nautical Mile per Hour or 1.1515 MPH
1 Old Halfpenny 1 Inch
10 Old Penny Diameters 1 Foot

Imperial Measures and Equivalents of Surface Area

Area or Measure Equivalent To:
1 Square Foot 144 Square Inches
1 Square Yard 9 Square Feet
1 Square Rod, Pole or Perch 30¼ Square yards
1 Rood 40 Square Poles
1 Acre 4840 Square Yards or 4 Roods
640 Acres 1 Square Mile

Imperial Measures and Equivalents of Volume

Volume or Measure Equivalent To:
1 Cubic Foot 1728 Cubic Inches
1 Cubic Yard 27 Cubic Feet
1 Imperial Gallon 277.420 Cubic Inches
1 US Gallon 231.00 Cubic Inches
1 Gallon 4 Quarts or 8 Pints or 32 Gills
1 Imp Quart 69.355 Cubic Inches
1 Imp Pint 34.677 Cubic Inches
1 Imperial Gallon at
62 deg F
Weighs 10lb at 30ins Mercury
Barometric Pressure

Imperial Measures and Equivalents of Weight

Avoirdupois

Weight or Measure Equivalent To:
1 Pound 16 Ounces
1 Cwt (Hundredweight) 112 Pounds
1 Ton 20 Cwt or 2240 Pounds
1 Ounce 16 Drams
1 Pound 256 Drams
14 Pounds 1 Stone
8 Stones 1 Cwt (Hundredweight) or 112 Pounds

Troy

1 Pennyweight (dwt) 24 Grains
1 Ounce 20 Pennyweight or 480 Grains
1 Pound 12 Ounces or 240 Pennyweight or 5760 Grains

Apothecaries

1 Scruple 20 Grains
1 Dram 3 Scruples
1 Ounce 8 Drams or 480 Grains
1 Pound 12 Ounces or 5760 Grains


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