HAMP-129951: Medieval/post-medieval strap-fitting

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Unique ID: HAMP-129951

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

A complete copper-alloy strap fitting of medieval to post-medieval date. The strap fitting is broadly triangular in plan and tapers towards the tip, the end of which has been rolled inwards and is touching the main body of the strap fitting. The top of the strap fitting has a rectangular perforation with a collar just below before the artefact tapers towards the tip. There are the remains of two small adjacent circular iron rivets, iron corrosion is visible on both faces in the surrounding area of the perforations.


Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1400
Date to: Circa AD 1700

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 43.45 mm
Width: 11.5 mm
Thickness: 2.65 mm
Weight: 2.29 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 5th September 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Richard Henry
Identified by: Mr Richard Henry
Secondary identifier: Mr Richard Henry

Other reference numbers

Other reference: E3276

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Basingstoke and Deane (District)
Parish or ward: St. Mary Bourne (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU4451
Four figure Latitude: 51.256473
Four figure longitude: -1.370864
1:25K map: SU4451
1:10K map: SU45SW
WOEID: 35717
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Weekend Wanderers USA tour September 2011
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Recording Institution: HAMP
Created: Wednesday 2nd May 2012
Updated: Wednesday 2nd May 2012

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