SWYOR-B04BD3: Medieval Bar Mount

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MOUNT

Unique ID: SWYOR-B04BD3

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete Medieval cast copper alloy bar mount. It has a central lobe, with a hole, and two tapering bars. One has a terminal lobe which is pierced for a copper alloy rivet but the other terminal is missing. It is mostly semi-circular in section, with a flat back; the bars are rounded, however the central lobe has a flat top with rounded sides. There is no decoration. It dates from 1150-1350. See also PAS record IDs BERK-8CFC90 and KENT-D00533 for similar bar mounts. Also, Read, fig. 144 and Egan fig. 1154.

Class: bar mount

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1150
Date from certainty: Certain
Date to: Circa AD 1350
Date to certainty: Certain

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 28.73 mm
Width: 8.46 mm
Thickness: 4.33 mm
Weight: 1.85 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 10th March 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Mary Blevins
Identified by: Ms Amy Downes
Secondary identifier: Ms Mary Blevins

Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAS record number 1438

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: North Cave (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE8931
Four figure Latitude: 53.767752
Four figure longitude: -0.651235
1:25K map: SE8931
1:10K map: SE83SE
WOEID: 26347658
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Recording Institution: SWYOR
Created: Wednesday 29th June 2011
Updated: Thursday 14th July 2011

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