WILT-71971C: Medieval strap slide

Rights Holder: Salisbury and South Wiltshire Museum
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Unique ID: WILT-71971C

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper alloy medieval strap slide dating to the period c. AD 1300 - 1400. The strap slide consists of a rectangular frame with one side expanded out into a six-sided lenticular shape. This slide is slightly convex and has an incised groove running around the edge of create a border. There are incised parallel lines visible on several of the surfaces of the strap slide which may be tool marks. The object has a dark green shiny patina.

The strap slide measures 24.84mm in length, 9.81mm maximum width, 3.32mm minimum width and weighs 5.73g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 24.84 mm
Width: 9.81 mm
Weight: 5.73 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Julie Shoemark
Identified by: Miss Julie Shoemark

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM 4255

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Hullavington (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST8782
Four figure Latitude: 51.53675036
Four figure longitude: -2.18882426
1:25K map: ST8782
1:10K map: ST88SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Audit data

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

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