NCL-1E1B71: Post Medieval Buckle Frame

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Unique ID: NCL-1E1B71

Object type certainty: Certain
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A fragment copper alloy buckle frame that dates to the Post Medieval period (1690-1720). The fragment is ornately decorated with a central plume flanked by two circular protrusions. The metal is dark brown with mottled areas of green. It weighs 5.4g and measures 31.83mm in length, 20.93mm in width and is is 2.75mm thick.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Date from: Circa AD 1690
Date to: Circa AD 1720

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 31.83 mm
Width: 20.93 mm
Thickness: 2.75 mm
Weight: 5.4 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st August 2011 - Wednesday 31st August 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Emma Morris
Identified by: Miss Emma Morris

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Fragment

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Hambleton (District)
Parish or ward: Newsham with Breckenbrough (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE3784
Four figure Latitude: 54.250351
Four figure longitude: -1.433643
1:25K map: SE3784
1:10K map: SE38SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

  • Whitehead, R., 2003 Buckles 1250-1800 Chelmsford: Greenlight Publishing 101 , no. 647

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NCL
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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