LANCUM-63F343: Post-medieval sword belt fitting

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SWORD BELT

Unique ID: LANCUM-63F343

Object type certainty: Certain
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One part of a two part copper alloy sword belt fitting dating from the post-medieval period, that is c. AD1500-1700. The surviving fitting is composed of the main body and flat backplate which was riveted to the main body. The main body is oval in shape and domed with a small hook on one side. the complete fitting would have comprised the hooked fitting and an open trefoil attachment within the hook. The fitting has an integral rivet and a separate iron attachment rivet. See Read no.816.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1500
Date to: Circa AD 1700

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 32 mm
Width: 14 mm
Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 3.33 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 2nd February 2012

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Dot Boughton
Identified by: Dr Dot Boughton

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lancashire (County)
District: Chorley (District)
To be known as: Croston

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
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

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LANCUM
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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