MOUNT

Unique ID: BERK-94ECF0

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A tinned copper alloy lozenge shaped harness or belt mount. The mount has a possible floral design in its centre but it is too worn for further identification. The reverse of the mount has an integrally cast shank with a rectangular section that tapers into a point. This mount dates from the late Medieval into the Post-medieval period, c. AD 1450-1600. It is similar to mount LVPL-46C582 on this database.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: Circa AD 1450
Date to: Circa AD 1600

Dimensions and weight

Length: 24.31 mm
Height: 14.65 mm
Width: 17.41 mm
Thickness: 2.13 mm
Weight: 3.4 g
Quantity: 1

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: 2010.598

Materials and construction

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

A resized image of Post-medieval mount: Floral belt mount

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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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