BUC-8FF7F2: Post Medieval buckle

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BUCKLE

Unique ID: BUC-8FF7F2

Object type certainty: Certain
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Medieval or post-medieval plain cast copper-alloy double-loop buckle frame. The frame has two oval loops with bevelled outer and inner sides on the front; the back appears flat. The strap bar is triangular in section. The pin is missing.

It is likely that simple forms like this were in use by c.AD 1350 (Egan and Pritchard 1993:22, 82-3, cf no.332), and they continued into the 17th century.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1350
Date to: Circa AD 1700

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 24.9 mm
Width: 20.25 mm
Thickness: 3.13 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 2nd January 2012

Rally details.

This object was found at Weekend Wanderers - Bierton (02/01/12)

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Ros Tyrrell
Identified by: Ms Ros Tyrrell
Secondary identifier: Mr Robert Webley

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Buckinghamshire (County)
District: Aylesbury Vale (District)
To be known as: Bierton

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BUC
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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