BUCKLE

Unique ID: KENT-8724D4

Object type certainty: Certain
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1250-1400 Copper alloy, cast, single loop, oval buckle. Length 33mm, Width 20mm, Thickness 5mm, Weight 3.6g. Ornate outer edge with four knops, the centre two furnishing a pin notch, narrowed and offset strap bar. Broken rectangular attachment plate with one rivet intact. Engraved border with traces of silvering intact. Damaged but intact sheet copper pin bent back over itself. Rather worn and surface corrosion present.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Period to: MEDIEVAL [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: AD 1250
Date to: AD 1400

Dimensions and weight

Length: 33 mm
Width: 20 mm
Thickness: 5 mm
Weight: 3.6 g
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st April 1982

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Geoff Burr - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Mr Geoff Burr - [view all attributed records]

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Manufacture method: Cast [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Completeness: Complete [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Surface Treatment: Silvered [scope notes | view all attributed records]

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Spatial metadata

Region: London
County: Greater London Authority
District: Bromley
Parish: Biggin Hill

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ4361
Four figure Latitude: 51.330124 Four figure longitude: 0.051169
1:25K map: TQ4361
1:10K map: TQ46SW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector [scope notes]
General landuse: Cultivated land[scope notes]

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Created: Saturday 25th November 2006
Updated: Thursday 24th February 2011

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