WILT-9EA41B: Medieval strap end

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Unique ID: WILT-9EA41B

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One side of the plate of a copper alloy Medieval (probably 14th century) strap end. The strap end is broadly rectangular and curved at the tip with four circular perforations, two at the attachment end and two above the curved tip. The front face is decorated with a circumferential groove running along the outer edge and the cantral section is split into four panels. The top panel is decorated with a incised horned bull facing left. Within the panel are two circular perforations, both rivets are missing. The central section depicts a cincised boars head facing left with mouth open. The lower to panels depict two legs, one in each panel to the left of the leg on the left panel and to the right of the leg on the right panel are circular perforations.

The reverse is undecorated.

The strap end is 40.7mm in length, 19.75mm wide, 1.3mm thick and weighs 4.71 grams.

Find of note status

This has been noted as an interesting find by the recorder.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1200
Date to: Circa AD 1300

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 40.7 mm
Width: 19.75 mm
Thickness: 1.3 mm
Weight: 4.71 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Richard Henry
Identified by: Mr Richard Henry

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM 4626

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU1979
Four figure Latitude: 51.50961283
Four figure longitude: -1.72761765
1:25K map: SU1979
1:10K map: SU17NE
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Audit data

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

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