NMS-27E701: Medieval Furniture Fitting

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Unique ID: NMS-27E701

Object type certainty: Certain
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Fragment of a medieval tin-coated copper alloy mount, probably from a box or casket: a D-sectioned bar broken at both ends across an attachment hole. The sides and front face are very slightly convex between transverse ribs, three of which are present, one at a break. Extant length 26mm. Width 6.2 - 7.7mm. Thickness 2.4 - 3.3mm.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1150
Date to: Circa AD 1300

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 26 mm
Width: 7.7 mm
Thickness: 3.3 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 14th May 2013 - Friday 17th July 2015

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Andrew Rogerson
Identified by: Dr Andrew Rogerson

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 21106
Other reference: IND27072015AR

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Fragment
Surface Treatment: White metal coated

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: North Norfolk (District)
Parish or ward: Walsingham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF9438
Four figure Latitude: 52.90440692
Four figure longitude: 0.88319407
1:25K map: TF9438
1:10K map: TF93NW
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NMS
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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