SF-E8B4D1: medieval mount

Rights Holder: Suffolk County Council Archaeology Service
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Unique ID: SF-E8B4D1

Object type certainty: Certain
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Medieval copper alloy strap fitting, 54.61 mm in length and 13.10mm wide. It weighs 3.74g. One short end has two projecting triangular flanges, connected by a narrow bar, which forms one side of a D-shaped rivet hole,set centrally. There is a further circular rivet hole 3mm from the first.
The strap tapers towards the other short end, before terminating in a rectangular projection with an incomplete hooked end. There is a single rivet in situ in the centre of the rectangle, and there are the remains of a chequer pattern of gilding at this end of the object.Traces of gilding also occur around the two rivet holes at the opposite end.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1300
Date to: Circa AD 1400

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 54.61 mm
Width: 13.1 mm
Weight: 3.74 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st January 2004

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Jane Carr
Identified by: Mrs Jane Carr

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Waveney (District)
To be known as: Henstead with Hulver Street

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SF
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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