WMID-2747C1: Medieval: Single loop kidney buckle frame and pin

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BUCKLE

Unique ID: WMID-2747C1

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete single loop kidney shaped buckle frame and pin, of Late Medieval dating (AD 1450 to AD 1550).

The buckle frame and pin are present, the strap plate is missing, presumed lost in antiquity.

The buckle frame is kidney shaped with a triangular knop at the centre point, acting as a pin rest. The loops of the buckle frame has been decorated. The decoration consists of a groove to either side, parallel to the edge, and a row of raised squares betweem. The strap bar is offset, and rounded knops are present at either end. The pin has been made from a triangular piece of sheet copper alloy metal, with the wide end wrapped around the strap bar.

The buckle frame measures 15.1 mm in length, 25.9 mm wide and 2.2 mm thick. The pin measures12.6 mm in length, 3.7 mm maximum width and 1.5 mm thick. It weighs 3.3 g.

The buckle frame is a dark green colour, with an even surface patina.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1450
Date to: Circa AD 1550

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 15.1 mm
Width: 25.9 mm
Thickness: 2.2 mm
Weight: 3.3 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Teresa Gilmore
Identified by: Miss Teresa Gilmore

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Ryedale (District)
Parish or ward: Sherburn (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE9476
Four figure Latitude: 54.171195
Four figure longitude: -0.56154785
1:25K map: SE9476
1:10K map: SE97NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found whilst metal detecting

References cited

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Audit data

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

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