WILT-B62D64: Medieval buckle plate fragment

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Unique ID: WILT-B62D64

Object type certainty: Certain
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A fragment of a probable Medieval buckle plate. The plate is broadly sub-pyramidal in form due to old breaks. It is decorated with incised triangles separated by two parallel vertical bands which have transverse incisions.


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

Class: plate

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1200
Date to: Circa AD 1400

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 28.1 mm
Width: 21.1 mm
Thickness: 0.5 mm
Weight: 2.1 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 18th September 2010 - Sunday 19th September 2010

Rally details.

This object was found at Urchfont 2010

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Richard Henry
Identified by: Mr Richard Henry
Secondary identifier: Ms Laura Burnett

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 68D

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Urchfont (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU0456
Four figure Latitude: 51.303108
Four figure longitude: -1.944007
1:25K map: SU0456
1:10K map: SU05NW
Grid reference source: Recorded at a rally
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: WILT
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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