BUCKLE

Unique ID: WAW-AED541

Object type certainty: Certain
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The portion of the buckle which remains is the apex of the loop and some of the sides. Egan and Pritchard illustrates similar frame(No. 421), but this is not decorated with a face. The face is possibly that of a man with a beard, but otheriwse there is no headwear or clothing visible. The London example is dated to the 14th century. It is made from cast copper alloy.

The loop which protrudes from either side of the neck is triangular in section. Each terminal of the loop is broken, but not recently. The reverse of the frame is flat and flush with the protruding head.

The object has a dark green shiny patina. It measures 21.6mm long, 19mm wide and weighs 1.88g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: Circa AD 1300
Date to: Circa AD 1400

Dimensions and weight

Length: 21.6 mm
Width: 19 mm
Weight: 1.88 g
Quantity: 1

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Angie Bolton - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Ms Angie Bolton - [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: Fragment [scope notes | view all attributed records]

A resized image of Single view of a Medieval buckle frame.

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Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands
County: Worcestershire
District: Wychavon
Parish: Evesham

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP0345
Four figure Latitude: 52.103326 Four figure longitude: -1.957615
1:25K map: SP0345
1:10K map: SP04NW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector [scope notes]

Adjacent Domesday Book places

Domesday data within 2 km of discovery point is surfaced via the excellent Open Domesday website.

References cited

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Created: Friday 17th September 2004
Updated: Thursday 24th February 2011

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