YORYM-0EE820: Medieval : Strap fitting

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STRAP FITTING

Unique ID: YORYM-0EE820

Object type certainty: Certain
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A hollow copper alloy lace chape, strap fitting or possible ferrule from the end of a wooden brush or pen, dating to the 14th to 16th Century. The chape has been formed from a rolled, cylinder of sheet copper alloy, there is no joint in the cylinder. The chape has a wide open end, then tapers to the terminal which is rounded. There are two punched holes in the sides of the chape.

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1300
Date to: Circa AD 1650

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 21.9 mm
Width: 5.7 mm
Thickness: 1.8 mm
Weight: 0.9 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st October 2008

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Liz Andrews-Wilson
Identified by: Mrs Liz Andrews-Wilson

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: York (Unitary Authority)
District: York (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Deighton

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 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

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Created: 10 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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