LON-CA64DA: Early post medieval cast copper alloy hooked clasp, Read 2008 class E, Type 3, No.355. AD.1500-1650.

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DRESS HOOK

Unique ID: LON-CA64DA

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Early post medieval cast copper alloy hooked clasp, Read 2008 class E, Type 3, No.355. AD.1500-1650. This is a heart shaped hooked clasp with a moulded relief design of a central flower surrounded by vine leaves. There is a trefoil collar at the junction of the heart and the hook. Hook is complete though bent to one side. There trapezoidal attachment frame at the top of the plate. The reverse of the object is undecorated.

Length: 36.34mm
Width: 15.87mm
Thickness: 1.34mm
Weight: 2.33g

Read, B. 2008. Hooked-Clasps and Eyes. A Classification and Catalogue of Sharp- or Blunt-Hooked Clasps and Miscellaneous Hooks, Eyes, Loops, Rings or Toggles. Portcullis Publishing, Langport, Somerset.

Class: Sharp Hooked clasp Read Class E
Sub class: Type 3, no.355

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1500
Date to: Circa AD 1650

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 36.34 mm
Width: 15.87 mm
Thickness: 1.34 mm
Weight: 2.33 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Edwin Wood
Identified by: Mr Mark Jennings
Secondary identifier: Mr Edwin Wood

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: London (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Greater London Authority (Greater London Authority)
District: City and County of the City of London (London Borough)
Parish or ward: Dowgate (London Borough Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ3280
Four figure Latitude: 51.5035277
Four figure longitude: -0.09955492
1:25K map: TQ3280
1:10K map: TQ38SW
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: Open fresh water
Specific landuse: Running water

References cited

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Recording Institution: LON
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: About one month ago

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