LON-A11903: Medieval composite strap end with a forked spacer

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Unique ID: LON-A11903

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Medieval cast copper alloy composite strap end with a forked spacer. The strap end has a concave attachment end with circular knotch in the centre and two rivets either side. There is a lozenge shaped knop on the bottom. The strap end is 43.3mm long, 18.1mm wide, 4.7mm thick and weighs 13.2 grams.

Composite strap ends with a forked spacer date to c.1270-1400 AD.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1270
Date to: Circa AD 1400

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 43.3 mm
Width: 18.1 mm
Thickness: 4.7 mm
Weight: 13.2 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Kath Creed
Identified by: Miss Jennifer Jackson

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Dartford (District)
Parish or ward: Southfleet (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ6171
Four figure Latitude: 51.415161
Four figure longitude: 0.313845
1:25K map: TQ6171
1:10K map: TQ67SW
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LON
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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