GLO-64521F: GLO-64521F Medieval clasp

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Unique ID: GLO-64521F

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

Copper alloy rectangular strap clasp with a forward-projecting circular knop in the centre of the forward edge that is covered in angled lines. Narrowed strap bar that retains a sheet copper alloy buckle plate that has been folded in two. On the reverse are two angled lines of pellets. At the rear is a single rivet hole.

Class: two part
Sub class: small head (variant)

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1300
Date to: Circa AD 1450

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 58 mm
Width: 15 mm
Thickness: 3 mm
Weight: 5.15 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st July 2010 - Thursday 15th May 2014

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Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST7070
Four figure Latitude: 51.42820459
Four figure longitude: -2.43289736
1:25K map: ST7070
1:10K map: ST77SW
Grid reference source: From finder
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: GLO
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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