NLM-C50231: Post medieval book clasp

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BOOK FITTING

Unique ID: NLM-C50231

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An incomplete copper-alloy sheet post-medieval hook piece from a book clasp. The rectangular plate has an integral and central flat hook projecting from one end. The plate is broken midway up and the attachment part of the plate is missing. The plate is decorated with incised lattice decoration. The surviving length is 29.9mm, the width is 16.8mm and the weight is 7.15g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1540
Date to: Circa AD 1800

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 29.9 mm
Width: 16.8 mm
Weight: 7.15 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 4th September 2005

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Lisa Staves
Identified by: Ms Lisa Staves

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM09797

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lancashire (County)
District: Chorley (District)
Parish or ward: Wheelton and Withnell (District Ward)

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NLM
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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