NMS-A47F71: Post-medieval dress hook

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DRESS HOOK

Unique ID: NMS-A47F71

Object type certainty: Certain
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Post-medieval lead alloy trefoil dress hook of Read 2008, early medieval single sharp-hooked clasp Class D, Type 6, with an integral attachment loop wrenched out of shape on the reverse and a copper alloy hook of which part of the shank survives. Very similar to, but larger than, ibid. no. 258 but with the each of the outer four pellets on the three bosses set within an annulet. Weight 16.15g. Length, excluding stump of hook, 31.3mm. Width 29.5mm. Thickness, excluding loop and hook housing, 4.5mm. 16th century.

Class: Read 2008, early post-medieval single sharp-hooked clasp Class D, Type 6

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 31.3 mm
Width: 29.5 mm
Thickness: 4.5 mm
Weight: 16.15 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st January 2021 - Friday 16th July 2021

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Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 17614
Other reference: SB062021

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead Alloy
Secondary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: King's Lynn and West Norfolk (District)
Parish or ward: Barton Bendish (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF7304
Four figure Latitude: 52.60623277
Four figure longitude: 0.55337415
1:25K map: TF7304
1:10K map: TF70SW
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NMS
Created: 9 months ago
Updated: 7 months ago

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