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SUR-51B75E: Post medieval: Book clasp

Rights Holder: Surrey County Council
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BOOK FITTING

Unique ID: SUR-51B75E

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A small Post Medieval copper-alloy book clasp. The clasp is decorated with two circles, each with a central rivet hole, as well as diagonal and staggered lines and notches.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1500
Date to: Circa AD 1700

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 51.24 mm
Width: 32.65 mm
Weight: 1.25 g

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: B16-657

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: South Oxfordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Moulsford (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU5883
Four figure Latitude: 51.54292534
Four figure longitude: -1.16504412
1:25K map: SU5883
1:10K map: SU58SE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SUR
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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