BUC-669503: Mount

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HARNESS PENDANT

Unique ID: BUC-669503

Object type certainty: Certain
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A worn medieval copper alloy harness pendant with no visible decoration surviving. The main rectangular plate has been bent to a right angle, probably plough damage. From the centre of the top edge projects an oval transverse suspension loop with a central circular piercing. Nick Griffiths [(FRG Datasheet 5) dates these to the 13th century.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1175
Date to: Circa AD 1300

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Height: 37 mm
Width: 26.3 mm
Thickness: 1.36 mm
Weight: 4.9 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 4th November 2010

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Paul Manning
Identified by: Mrs Kathleen Manning
Secondary identifier: Ms Ros Tyrrell

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northamptonshire (County)
District: South Northamptonshire (District)
To be known as: Stoke Bruerne

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 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: BUC
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 4 months ago

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