DUR-79F4A1: Early medieval strap end

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Unique ID: DUR-79F4A1

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A copper alloy hinged strap end dating to the period AD 1350 to 1450.

The object has a sub-circular plate with a circular hole through the middle. The plate is not decorated on either side. At one end is a damaged recessed bar which would have been attached to the strap. At the other side of the is a zoomorphic terminal.

Similar examples are listed in Egan and Pritchard (1991: 154-5) from excavated contexts which date them to the period AD 1350 to 1450.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1350
Date to: Circa AD 1450

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 33.46 mm
Width: 21.3 mm
Weight: 7.8 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Lauren Proctor
Identified by: Miss Lauren Proctor

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: East Lindsey (District)
Parish or ward: Minting (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF1873
Four figure Latitude: 53.24092129
Four figure longitude: -0.23327597
1:25K map: TF1873
1:10K map: TF17SE
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Audit data

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

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