WILT-1CA621: Post-medieval clasp

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Unique ID: WILT-1CA621

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete early Post-medieval copper-alloy eye section from a toggle clasp. The section is comprised of a circular 'eye' containing an irregular, but roughly cross shaped aperture. A circular loop and an incomplete plate extends from one side of the eye. The artefact has been bent.


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 1500
Date to: Circa AD 1600

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 22.5 mm
Width: 22.8 mm
Thickness: 3.3 mm
Weight: 3.03 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: 15a

Materials and construction

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

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: SU0457
Four figure Latitude: 51.3121
Four figure longitude: -1.943996
1:25K map: SU0457
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: About one year ago

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