LVPL-9365F5: Medieval book clasp

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BOOK FITTING

Unique ID: LVPL-9365F5

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A cast copper-alloy book fitting of Medieval date. It is rectangular in shape and flat. At one end it is recessed to form a hook and at the other it flares into a trilobate design. There is a central circular hole at the flared end for a seperately cast rivet which is missing due to old breaks. The front face is decorated with three rings around the rivet hole and two ribs with five dots and two quadrilobed shapes between.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 38 mm
Width: 15 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st September 2013

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Justine Biddle
Identified by: Miss Justine Biddle

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Ryedale (District)
To be known as: Buttercrambe

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Whilst metal detecting with landowner's permission
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LVPL
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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