NLM-6279B4: Post Medieval Buckle

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Unique ID: NLM-6279B4

Object type certainty: Certain
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Copper alloy Cast knee buckle with drilled frame and separate spindle, with three tongues and an openwork anchor chape. The frame bears simple moulded decoration on its convex display face; the reverse is flat, with angular surfaces bearing file-finishing marks. This resembles an illustrated example dated c.1720-1790 (Whitehead 1996, no. 709). Length: 28.98mm, Width: 33.33mm, Thickness: 2.04mm, Weight: 8.49gms.

Class: Knee

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1720
Date to: Circa AD 1790

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 28.98 mm
Width: 33.33 mm
Thickness: 2.04 mm
Weight: 8.49 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 17th February 2010

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM13968

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: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
District: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Winterton

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Recording Institution: NLM
Created: Tuesday 9th March 2010
Updated: Thursday 24th February 2011

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