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BUCKLE

Unique ID: SF-F85524

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A cast copper-alloy buckle frame of Medieval date. It is as Meols type 2 with D-shaped frame that ahs an expanded outer edge and offset and narrowed rectangular bar. Hinging around the bar is an incomplete andseparate sheet copper-alloy plate that is rectangular in form, tapering slightly to the attachment end, with rectangular pin slot and frame recesses, and lower/back plate that is narrower than the upper plate. Te attachment end is missing due to old breaks and at the frame end are two circular rivet holes containign separately cast copper-alloy rivets with domed heads. The entire object measures18.90mm in width, 31.19mm in length (including plate,13.56mmat frame), 3.55mm in thickness, and 4.08g in weight. This buckle frame is of Medieval date, c.13th-14th century AD (as Egan and Pritchard, 1991: no. 304).

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1200
Date to: Circa AD 1400

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 31.19 mm
Width: 18.9 mm
Thickness: 3.55 mm
Weight: 4.08 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st January 2015

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Andrew Brown
Identified by: Dr Andrew Brown

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: St. Edmundsbury (District)
To be known as: Thelnetham

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

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

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