BUC-721E78: POST MEDIEVAL BUCKLE

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BUCKLE

Unique ID: BUC-721E78

Object type certainty: Certain
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A post-Medieval double-loop buckle which is largely made of copper alloy.

The frame is of flat section and is sub-rectangular in plan, having rounded corners and inward-bowing top and bottom sides. Contained within opposing holes at the centre of the frame is the iron axis bar. This bar serves to attach a tongue-shaped copper-alloy plate and also the pin. There is ascallop-shaped pin rest at the centre of both the right- and left-hand ends of the frame.

Class: Double-loop

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: 24.12 mm
Width: 16.27 mm
Thickness: 1.99 mm
Weight: 3.47 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 16th October 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Richard Clark
Identified by: Ms Ros Tyrrell
Secondary identifier: Mr Julian Watters

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Secondary material: Iron
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Buckinghamshire (County)
District: Aylesbury Vale (District)
To be known as: Quainton

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BUC
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 9 months ago

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