WILT-F72346: Medieval buckle plate

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Unique ID: WILT-F72346

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A copper alloy medieval buckle plate dating to the period c AD1250-1500. The buckle plate is complete and comprises a sheet of copper alloy which has been folded in half and has had a hole and sections at either side cut to fit the offset strap bar. There are three copper alloy rivets through the plate and on the top surface, these have decorative square studs. The top surface of the plate has an incised line around the edge and in the centre has foliate curvilinear decoration. Cf Whitehead, R, 2003, Buckles 1250-1800, Greenlight Publishing, witham, p 18, no 49.

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Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1250
Date to: Circa AD 1500

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 28.97 mm
Height: 6.57 mm
Width: 28.77 mm
Thickness: 0.82 mm
Weight: 7.39 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Alyson Tanner
Identified by: Mrs Alyson Tanner

Other reference numbers

Other reference: WHM E2015-26

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)
To be known as: Enford

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Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Recording Institution: WILT
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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