KENT-8724D4: Kent-8724D4. Medieval Buckle Single loop oval buckle Front view

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BUCKLE

Unique ID: KENT-8724D4

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

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
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1250
Date to: AD 1400

Dimensions and weight

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

Discovery dates

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

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Geoff Burr
Identified by: Mr Geoff Burr

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy

Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: London (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Greater London Authority (Greater London Authority)
District: Bromley (London Borough)
Parish or ward: Biggin Hill (London Borough Ward)

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

General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

  • Whitehead, R., 2003 Buckles 1250-1800 Chelmsford : Greenlight Publishing, 22 , 97 & 98

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Recording Institution: KENT
Created: Saturday 25th November 2006
Updated: Thursday 24th February 2011 by Daniel Pett

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