YORYM-90DEF1: Post-medieval : Buckle

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BUCKLE

Unique ID: YORYM-90DEF1

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete cast copper alloy buckle of post-medieval date. The buckle is a double looped asymmetrical shape with bevelled inside and outside edges and a narrowed strap bar. The buckle is undecorated and the pin no longer survives.
The metal has a dark greenish-black patina and is worn. The buckle is 25.4mm long, 17.5mm wide, 2.6mm thick and weighs 2.7g.
A similar example is illustrated in Whitehead, p.90, no.562 and is dated to circa 1575 - 1700.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1575
Date to: Circa AD 1700

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 25.4 mm
Width: 17.5 mm
Thickness: 2.6 mm
Weight: 2.7 g

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Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Bridlington (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TA1769
Four figure Latitude: 54.103592
Four figure longitude: -0.212102
1:25K map: TA1769
1:10K map: TA16NE
Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
Whitehead, R. 2003 Buckles 1250-1800 Chelmsford Greenlight Publishing p.90 no.562

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Audit data

Recording Institution: YORYM
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 9 years ago

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