YORYM-2B76F6: Post-medieval : Buckle

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BUCKLE

Unique ID: YORYM-2B76F6

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete copper alloy buckle of Post-Medieval date. The buckle is a sub-annular shoe or knee buckle with a drilled frame for a separate spindle. The upper surface is decorated with moulded oblique grooves and the reverse is undecorated.
The metal has a dark brownish-green patina and is worn. The buckle is 30.9mm long, 26.7mm wide, 2.9mm thick and weighs 6.7g.
A similar example is illustrated in Whitehead, p.97, no.602 and is dated to circa AD 1660 - 1720.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1660
Date to: Circa AD 1720

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 30.9 mm
Width: 26.7 mm
Thickness: 2.9 mm
Weight: 6.7 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths
Identified by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
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: Paull (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TA1725
Four figure Latitude: 53.70832043
Four figure longitude: -0.2289042
1:25K map: TA1725
1:10K map: TA12NE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
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

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Audit data

Recording Institution: YORYM
Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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