WILT-C01F73: Medieval/ Post-Medieval strap fitting

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Unique ID: WILT-C01F73

Object type certainty: Probably
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An incomplete Medieval to Early Post-Medieval (1100-1700) strap fitting, comprised of a piece of folded sheet copper alloy roughly triangular in shape with one folded edge, one open crenellated edge with two rivet holes, and one damaged open edge. It measures 24.99x19.74x2.36mm and weighs 1.76g.

The crenellated edge is cut as two curves with a wide V between. The two rivet holes are c.2mm in diameter.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to Landowner


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Date from: Circa AD 1100
Date to: Circa AD 1700

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 24.99 mm
Width: 19.74 mm
Thickness: 2.36 mm
Weight: 1.76 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st November 2012 - Friday 30th November 2012

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Katie Hinds
Identified by: Ms Katie Hinds

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SPF 033

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Calne Without (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST9770
Four figure Latitude: 51.428996
Four figure longitude: -2.044541
1:25K map: ST9770
1:10K map: ST97SE
Grid reference source: GPS (From FLO)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth less than 0.25 m

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: WILT
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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