Unique ID: NMS-C77D64

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Post Medieval furniture fitting: handle escutcheon with central sub-square aperture, and four attachment holes, two in lateral lobes and two in terminal lobes, of which one is shell-shaped. Hooked projection at each corner. On the front surface a symmetrical arrangement of recessed shapes have irregularly bases, as if for the keying of enamel, but there is no sign of such. 94 x 41mm. Thickness 2mm. 17th century.

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Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: AD 1600
Date to: AD 1700

Dimensions and weight

Length: 94 mm
Width: 41 mm
Thickness: 2 mm
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st May 2007

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Ellen Bales - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Dr Andrew Rogerson - [view all attributed records]

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy [scope notes | view all attributed records]

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Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern
County: Suffolk
District: Waveney
To be known as: Beccles

Spatial coordinates

Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1000 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

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Created: Monday 22nd October 2007
Updated: Thursday 24th February 2011

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