HARNESS PENDANT

Unique ID: BUC-669503

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A worn medieval copper alloy harness pendant with no visible decoration surviving. The main rectangular plate has been bent to a right angle, probably plough damage. From the centre of the top edge projects an oval transverse suspension loop with a central circular piercing. Nick Griffiths [(FRG Datasheet 5) dates these to the 13th century.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Retained by finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: Circa AD 1200
Date to: Circa AD 1300

Dimensions and weight

Height: 37 mm
Width: 26.3 mm
Thickness: 1.36 mm
Weight: 4.9 g
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 4th November 2010

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Paul Manning - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Mrs Kathleen Manning - [view all attributed records]
Secondary identifier: Ms Ros Tyrrell - [ 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]

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Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands
County: Northamptonshire
District: South Northamptonshire
To be known as: Stoke Bruerne

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

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Created: Friday 19th November 2010
Updated: Tuesday 23rd August 2011

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