HARNESS MOUNT

Unique ID: BERK-92D487

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Two cast copper alloy shield-shaped heraldic horse harness mounts dating from the 13th - 15th centuries. These smalll mounts both have integrally cast shanks, while the design on the front of the mounts is too worn for identification. One of the mounts, the larger of the two, may have a double set of vertical lines on the shield.

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: Circa AD 1200
Date to: Circa AD 1400

Dimensions and weight

Weight: 2.6 g
Quantity: 2

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st August 1995 - Thursday 12th August 2010

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Anni Byard - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Miss Anni Byard - [view all attributed records]

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 2010.596

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]

A resized image of Medieval horse harness mounts

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Spatial metadata

Region: South East
County: West Berkshire
District: West Berkshire
Parish: Chieveley

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Created: Monday 14th February 2011
Updated: Monday 21st February 2011

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