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STRAP END

Unique ID: SF-CBE6B0

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A copper alloy Medieval strap end. It is a composite strap end, with a sheet spacer between the front and back plates. It is rectangular, and tapers toward the lower edge which is rounded at the corners, and has a central terminal knop. The attachment edge is straight. There are two rivets in situ, one at the attachment edge and the other above the terminal knop. The strap end measures 30.15mm in length, 12.5mm in width, tapering to 9.35mm, and weighs 4.7g. Similar examples from medieval London have been found in fourteenth cnetury contexts. (Egan and Pritchard, 1991, no.696)

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 30.15 mm
Width: 12.5 mm
Weight: 4.7 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st January 2009

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: Mid Suffolk (District)
To be known as: Barham

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

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