SUR-419AD2: Early medieval: Stirrup-strap mount

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Unique ID: SUR-419AD2

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A stirrup-strap mount of Williams' Class B. The mount is pentagonal with parallel sides. the face is divided into a framework or grid with six apertures. Each of the four central junctions is expanded into a square and each also has a projecting rounded boss. The slightly sloping flange has a single central hole and there is also a fixing hole in the apex.

The mount is difficult to parallel and then only with mounts of Class A Type 12. However, an example is known from Kent: UKDFD 25901; see also NMS-7207D8 on this database.

Class: strap mount
Sub class: Williams Class B, no Type

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1000
Date to: Circa AD 1100

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 47.97 mm
Width: 36.58 mm
Thickness: 7.95 mm
Weight: 20.36 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr David W Williams
Identified by: Mr David W Williams

Other reference numbers

Other reference: B11-25

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Windsor and Maidenhead (Unitary Authority)
District: Windsor and Maidenhead (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Cookham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU8683
Four figure Latitude: 51.539359
Four figure longitude: -0.761374
1:25K map: SU8683
1:10K map: SU88SE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SUR
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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