DUR-A69702: Post Medieval Buckle Frame

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Unique ID: DUR-A69702

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A copper alloy buckle from possibly for a shoe and dating to between 1720-1790. The buckle is sub rectangular in plan and ornately decorated with an interlace pattern. The central part of the buckle is highly corroded, it is possible to see that there was a central stem. The reverse of the object is undecorated. The metal of the frame is green in colour and the object weighs 9.9g. It measures 37.34mm in length, 31.58mm in width and 7.96mm in thickness. For a parallel see Whitehead, R. (1996) Buckles 1250-1800, 111, no. 710.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Donated to the Scheme for educational use


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Middle
Date from: Circa AD 1710
Date to: Circa AD 1790

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 37.34 mm
Width: 31.58 mm
Thickness: 7.96 mm
Weight: 9.9 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st February 2011 - Thursday 30th June 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Emma Morris
Identified by: Miss Frances McIntosh
Secondary identifier: Miss Emma Morris

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
District: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Appleby (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE9415
Four figure Latitude: 53.62310946
Four figure longitude: -0.58024978
1:25K map: SE9415
1:10K map: SE91NW
Grid reference source: Centred on parish
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 111 , no. 710

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Audit data

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

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