LVPL-A339D4: Post-Medieval buckle

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BUCKLE

Unique ID: LVPL-A339D4

Object type certainty: Certain
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A cast copper alloy buckle dating to the Post-Medieval period, c.1660-1720. The object is a trapezoidal buckle with concave ends. The buckle frame is decorated with four moulded ridges at either end of the strap bar. The frame is drilled for a separate spindle. The pin is complete and remains attached. One end of the buckle frame is notched where the pin rested. It has a dark brown patina and is in good condition.

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 1660
Date to: Circa AD 1720

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 40.08 mm
Width: 28.01 mm
Thickness: 4.28 mm
Weight: 9.4 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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