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BUCKLE

Unique ID: SOMDOR1390

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Half of a copper alloy ornate double looped buckle frame. Rectangular frame with ornate fleur de lys projections at the corners. The sides curve out at the ends and at either end of the integral bar. The front surface is decorated with curvilinear forms. The back is undecorated.

Notes:

PAL 763

Class: Double looped

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1600
Date to: Circa AD 1900

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 27.32 mm
Width: 30 mm
Thickness: 2.09 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st January 2000

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Decoration style: Curvilinear
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: Taunton Deane (District)
To be known as: SOMERSET BISHOPS LYDEARD

Spatial coordinates


Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1000 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth less than 0.25 m

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
Whitehead, R. 1996 Buckles 1250-1800 Chelmsford Greenlight Publishing 79 491
Whitehead, R. 1996 Buckles 1250-1800 Chelmsford Greenlight Publishing 79 491

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SOMDOR
Created: 20 years ago
Updated: 11 years ago

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