BUC-1659E0: Post-Medieval Buckle

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Unique ID: BUC-1659E0

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Post-Medieval copper alloy buckle frame. Traces of gilding are visible on the surface. The buckle is in the form of a double oval with the outer edges expanded to a point. Above and below the narrower central bar there is moulded decoration, possibly a rose, with a protruding calyx point. No pin remains.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Retained by finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 29.61 mm
Width: 49.54 mm
Thickness: 2.47 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 7th August 2005

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Eleanor Ghey
Identified by: Ms Ros Tyrrell

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete
Surface Treatment: Gilded

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Central Bedfordshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Central Bedfordshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Billington

Spatial coordinates

Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Weekend Wanderers event at Billington
Current location: Retained by finder
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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