LVPL-A32881: Post-Medieval buckle

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BUCKLE

Unique ID: LVPL-A32881

Object type certainty: Certain
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A cast copper alloy buckle dating to the Post-Medieval period, c.1550-1650. The object is a double looped oval buckle with moulded decoration on the frame. On each loop of the buckle are five moulded depressions. The strap bar is narrowed and the incomplete pin remains attached. Either end of the strap bar is decorated with a lobed knop. The rear of the object is flat and undecorated. The object has a dark brown patina and is in good condition

A similar example which can be found in Whitehead, (2003), p63 is no.385 and 386.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1550
Date to: Circa AD 1650

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 35.89 mm
Width: 22 mm
Thickness: 3.07 mm
Weight: 4.4 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st January 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Identified by: Ms Vanessa Oakden

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Warrington (Unitary Authority)
District: Warrington (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Winwick

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found while metal detecting
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

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

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