WAW-B3D991: Post Medieval double looped buckle

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Unique ID: WAW-B3D991

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An incomplete double looped buckle frame, dating to the Post Medieval period.There is a protruding lobed knop at the centre of the outer edge of the extant elongated D-shaped loop. There is also a moulded knop at each end of the pin bar. The knop on the outer edge is grooved to act as a pin rest. The pin is cast, simply looped round to attach it and tapers to a point at the other end. The frame is D- shaped, with the middle protruding to a point. The surface is corroded and has a brown and grey patina. A similar example can be found illustrated in Whitehead (1996, 62; ref 373) though it lacks the knops to the pin bar.

It is 26.3 mm long, 22.7 mm wide, 2.5 mm thick and 5.1 grams.


This record was made at a rally and may thus fall below our usual standards of recording.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1550
Date to: Circa AD 1650

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 26.3 mm
Width: 22.7 mm
Thickness: 2.5 mm
Weight: 5.1 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 3rd September 2011

Rally details.

This object was found at Maxstoke charity rally 03/09/2011

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Emily Gough
Identified by: Miss Emily Gough
Secondary identifier: Dr Tom Brindle

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 7

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Warwickshire (County)
District: North Warwickshire (District)
Parish or ward: Maxstoke (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP2388
Four figure Latitude: 52.489434
Four figure longitude: -1.662702
1:25K map: SP2388
1:10K map: SP28NW
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Audit data

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

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