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BUCKLE

Unique ID: SF-A51DF6

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A copper alloy Medieval buckle plate fragment. Parts of it are missing due to old breaks. It is a rectangular plate made from folded sheet metal, and has broken off across the fold where there is also a rectangular pin slot. At the opposite terminal there is a single perforation for a rivet, centrally placed and close to the edge. The plate measures 25.98mm in length, 10.81mm in width and weighs 0.96g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1300
Date to: Circa AD 1500

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 25.98 mm
Width: 10.81 mm
Weight: 0.96 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st October 2011

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mrs Jane Carr
Identified by: Mrs Jane Carr

Other reference numbers

Other reference: finder's ref.99

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: St. Edmundsbury (District)
To be known as: Brockley

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SF
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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