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BUCKLE

Unique ID: SF-A09B94

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper-alloy Medieval buckle frame and pin. It is a complete oval frame, protruding at the centre of the outside edge to a point, where there is a pin-rest. The bar is narrowed and recessed for attachment for a plate, and the pin is wrapped around the bar. It is rectangular in section and comes to a point. There are three transverse lines of decoration across the pin, and traces of gilding on the upper surface of the buckle. The buckle frame measures 13.84mm in length, 16.78mm in width and weighs 2.17g.

Class: frame

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 13.84 mm
Width: 16.78 mm
Thickness: 2.3 mm
Weight: 2.17 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st August 2008

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Jane Carr
Identified by: Mrs Jane Carr

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: St. Edmundsbury (District)
To be known as: Brockley

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
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

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SF
Created: 10 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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