SUR-A17EE8: Medieval: Scabbard chape

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Unique ID: SUR-A17EE8

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

One side of an undecorated openwork triangular scabbard chape for a dagger or sword. The chape has a broken single projecting side arm and has three round apertures in its body and the edges of other apertures.

Class: chape

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1100
Date to: Circa AD 1300

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 26.55 mm
Width: 22.62 mm
Weight: 2.84 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st May 2008

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr David W Williams
Identified by: Mr David W Williams

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 08.887

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Surrey (County)
District: Guildford (District)
Parish or ward: West Clandon (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ0350
Four figure Latitude: 51.239891
Four figure longitude: -0.525897
1:25K map: TQ0350
1:10K map: TQ05SW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1000 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SUR
Created: 10 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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