NMS-F3EFC2: Post Medieval tinned dress fastener

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Unique ID: NMS-F3EFC2

Object type certainty: Certain
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Incomplete Post Medieval tinned dress fastener, bent and corroded oval hooked plate decorated with cast counter-relief foliate design, broken flat-sectioned hook at one end and three projecting attachment-loops around outer edge (one broken), 22 x >43mm. Cf. of broadly similar type in Read (1995) nos.771-2. 16th-17th century.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1500
Date to: AD 1700

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 43 mm
Width: 22 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st September 2006

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy

Surface Treatment: White metal coated

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: King's Lynn and West Norfolk (District)
To be known as: Emneth

Spatial coordinates

Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
Read, B. 1995 History Beneath our Feet (1995) Ipswich Anglia Publishing nos.771-2.

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Recording Institution: NMS
Created: 15 years ago
Updated: 11 years ago

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