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Unique ID: LVPL2295

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Slightly trapezoidal with three moulded knops at one short edge and a prohecting knop at the opposite short edge. Pierced eight times including a central lozenge shaped hole. A dome headed copper rivet remains in one of the holes. At the mid-point on the back are two oval lugs at right angles to the body of the object, one on either of the long edges.


Function uncertain. Possibly a strap end or a clasp. Itr is assumed that two other holes were used for rivets and that the lugs supported a spindle.


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1250
Date to: AD 1450

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 40 mm
Width: 19 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st October 2002

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Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)
District: Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Aston (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SJ5678
Four figure Latitude: 53.297117
Four figure longitude: -2.661623
1:25K map: SJ5678
1:10K map: SJ57NE
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 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: 19 years ago
Updated: 11 years ago

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