SOM-7B8DFB: Medieval or post-medieval double-loop buckle frame

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BUCKLE

Unique ID: SOM-7B8DFB

Object type certainty: Certain
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Medieval or post-medieval cast copper-alloy double-loop buckle frame. The frame has two oval loops which are oval in section with angled fronts and backs and slightly widened outer edges. The strap bar is narrowed. The pin is missing. The frame is 19.4mm long, 15.0mm wide and 2.2mm thick, it weighs 0.98 grams.

A similar example is illustrated in Margeson (1993:30, no.164) from a 17th century context , although with an incised line for a pin rest in the centre of each loop, it is likely similar simple forms were in use by c.1350 (Egan and Pritchard 1991:22, 82-3, cf no.332).

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1350
Date to: Circa AD 1700

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 19.4 mm
Width: 15 mm
Thickness: 2.2 mm
Weight: 0.98 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st May 2014 - Saturday 31st May 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Laura Burnett
Identified by: Ms Laura Burnett

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt 16613

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: West Somerset (District)
To be known as: Carhampton CP

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

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

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