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BUCKLE

Unique ID: CAM-0BCC04

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

1: A complete copper-alloy buckle frame. The frame is oval in shape measuring 21.7mm by 19.3mm in size, it weighs 3.99g. This frame has an expanded outer edge, rectangular in shape with three transverse grooves. The bar is slightly narrowed and offset.

2: A complete copper-alloy oval buckle frame, 21.0mm by 16.2mm in size and 2.21g in weight. The outer edge of this buckle is expanded, rectangular in shape and has four parallel transverse grooves across it. The bar is narrowed and offset.

Both of these buckle frames are medieval and 14th century in date. They are similar to buckle frames with decorative expanded outer edges found in London (Egan and Pritchard 1991, 72-73, fig 44).

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1300
Date to: Circa AD 1400

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 2

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st October 2003

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Identified by: Mr Chris Montague

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: East Cambridgeshire (District)
Parish or ward: Swaffham Bulbeck (Civil Parish)

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: CAM
Created: 15 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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