NMS-6A5D76: Medieval hooked bar mount

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STRAP FITTING

Unique ID: NMS-6A5D76

Object type certainty: Certain
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Medieval hooked bar mount, possibly from horse harness, D-sectioned bar with slight arris, integral rivet on reverse at one end, distorted D-sectioned hook at other end (7 x 45mm), very sooted. 13th–14th century.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1200
Date to: AD 1400

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 45 mm
Width: 7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st September 2005

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Ellen Bales
Identified by: Mr Steven Ashley

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Fragment

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: Breckland (District)
To be known as: Fransham

Spatial coordinates


Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: NMS
Created: Monday 19th December 2005
Updated: Thursday 24th February 2011

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