WILT-CFC0A4: Medieval strap-end

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STRAP END

Unique ID: WILT-CFC0A4

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Medieval (1270-1450) copper alloy composite strap-end with forked spacer, measuring 41.08x16.47x5.55mm and weighing 5.6g.

The strap end is fixed with two c.1mm diameter rivets, one at either corner of the open end. Between is a semi-circular aperture. The edges to either side are cut a slight slant. and one at the opposite end.

Both top and bottom plate (0.45mm thick) are cut in a V-shape (although one side is damaged) at the opposite end. The forked spacer (1.45mm thick) is also cut in a V-shape and has a projecting triangular knop.

Examples of this type of strap-end from London (Egan & Pritchard, 1991, Dress Accessories) date broadly to between circa 1270 and 1450.

Class: Composite

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1270
Date to: Circa AD 1450

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 41.08 mm
Width: 16.47 mm
Thickness: 5.55 mm
Weight: 5.6 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 30th June 2010 - Wednesday 28th July 2010

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Katie Hinds
Identified by: Ms Katie Hinds

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SMAG CC13

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Latton

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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