STRAP FITTING

Unique ID: HAMP-129951

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated

A complete copper-alloy strap fitting of medieval to post-medieval date. The strap fitting is broadly triangular in plan and tapers towards the tip, the end of which has been rolled inwards and is touching the main body of the strap fitting. The top of the strap fitting has a rectangular perforation with a collar just below before the artefact tapers towards the tip. There are the remains of two small adjacent circular iron rivets, iron corrosion is visible on both faces in the surrounding area of the perforations.

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Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: Circa AD 1400
Date to: Circa AD 1700

Dimensions and weight

Length: 43.45 mm
Width: 11.5 mm
Thickness: 2.65 mm
Weight: 2.29 g
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 5th September 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Richard Henry - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Mr Richard Henry - [view all attributed records]
Secondary identifier: Mr Richard Henry - [ view all attributed records]

Other reference numbers

Other reference: E3276

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/post-medieval strap-fitting

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Spatial metadata

Region: South East
County: Hampshire
District: Basingstoke And Deane
Parish: St. Mary Bourne

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU4451
Four figure Latitude: 51.256473 Four figure longitude: -1.370864
1:25K map: SU4451
1:10K map: SU45SW
WOEID: 35717
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

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Created: Wednesday 2nd May 2012
Updated: Wednesday 2nd May 2012

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