WILT-6DA0A8: Post medieval hooked tag

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Unique ID: WILT-6DA0A8

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A complete early post Medieval copper alloy one piece sharp-hooked dress hook or clasp dating to c. AD1500-1600. It has a lozenge shaped plate with sub rectangular attachment loop and a D shaped cross-sectioned shank and hook, bent towards the reverse. Moulded relief on the plate is of a single central pellet which represents the centre of a four petalled flower (each petal trilobed) surrounded by a border of pellets, sixteen in all. The reverse is undecorated.

Dimensions: 36.37mm in length; 17.70mm in width; 4g in weight.

cf. Read 2008 p107

Class: Class E
Sub class: Type 4

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1500
Date to: Circa AD 1600

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 36.37 mm
Width: 17.7 mm
Weight: 4 g

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM 4557

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Broad Chalke (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU0324
Four figure Latitude: 51.01537053
Four figure longitude: -1.95860828
1:25K map: SU0324
1:10K map: SU02SW
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Recording Institution: WILT
Created: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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