LVPL-801163: Mount

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Unique ID: LVPL-801163

Object type certainty: Certain
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Cast copper alloy belt or box mount dating to the late Medieval period. The object consists of a narrow bar with a pierced palmate terminal at either end. The object is D-shaped in cross-section and has a dark green patina. It is in good condition. A similar example is no.1789, p19, Crummy, (1988).

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1400
Date to: Circa AD 1600

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 41.72 mm
Width: 10.55 mm
Thickness: 2.54 mm
Weight: 2.5 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st November 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Identified by: Ms Vanessa Oakden

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cheshire East (Unitary Authority)
District: Cheshire East (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Sandbach

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found while metal detecting
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

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

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