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Unique ID: SUR-2925D1

Object type certainty: Certain
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A small post Medieval button shoe buckle, 23mm in length. The frame has rounded edges and corners and concave sides. One end has a notched pin rest and is also slightly concave. The frame is drilled for a spindle which is now missing..

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Subsequent action after recording: Finder applying for an export licence


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1660
Date to: Circa AD 1720

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 23 mm
Width: 18.1 mm
Thickness: 4.1 mm
Weight: 3.51 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 5th October 2018

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Incomplete
Surface Treatment: White metal coated

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Milton Keynes (Unitary Authority)
District: Milton Keynes (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Castlethorpe (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP8043
Four figure Latitude: 52.07958892
Four figure longitude: -0.83403465
1:25K map: SP8043
1:10K map: SP84SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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