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SF-E06F06: Medieval mount

Rights Holder: Suffolk County Council
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STRAP FITTING

Unique ID: SF-E06F06

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A complete copper-alloy medieval mount. This mount has a one rectangular terminal end and one rounded terminal end and a waisted centre. The rectangular terminal end has a rectangular bar mount across it, there is also a copper-alloy rivet through either end of the mount, each with a rove attached to the terminal ends. The mount measures 21.93mm in length and 18.03mm in width.

Class: barred mount

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 21.93 mm
Width: 18.03 mm
Weight: 2.86 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st March 2007

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Suffolk Coastal (District)
To be known as: Sutton

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
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: 15 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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