LVPL-A18A24: Medieval copper alloy buckle

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Unique ID: LVPL-A18A24

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Medieval copper alloy buckle. It has a thick outside edge which widens into a distinct tab. It has an integral plate and is similar to Meols type 6.


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1200
Date to: AD 1300

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 13.87 mm
Width: 21.39 mm
Thickness: 3.16 mm
Weight: 1.8 g

Discovery dates

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

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Identified by: Ms Vanessa Oakden

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cheshire East (Unitary Authority)
District: Cheshire East (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Sandbach

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

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Audit data

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

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