DEV-D47570: DEV-D47570Buckle

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BUCKLE

Unique ID: DEV-D47570

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Postmedieval cast copper alloy buckle. The frame is sub-rectangular in plan with rounded edges. The pin is now missing. Buckles of this type were usually shoe buckles dating c. 1720-1790s AD. A similar, but larger, buckle can be seen in 'Buckles 1250 - 1800' by Ross Whitehead No. 667 pg 104. See below for detailed reference.

Notes:

Part of a collection from Dartmouth.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Dartmouth Museum
Subsequent action after recording: Donated to a museum

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 39 mm
Width: 33 mm

Personal details

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Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Devon (County)
District: South Hams (District)
Parish or ward: Dartmouth (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SX8650
Four figure Latitude: 50.338859
Four figure longitude: -3.60332
1:25K map: SX8650
1:10K map: SX80NE
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Whilst Metal Detecting
Current location: Dartmouth Museum
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
Whitehead, R. 2003 Buckles 1250-1800 Chelmsford Greenlight Publishing 104 667

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Audit data

Recording Institution: DEV
Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 11 years ago

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