WILT-FC2C94: Medieval buckle plate

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Unique ID: WILT-FC2C94

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An incomplete copper alloy medieval buckle plate, dating AD 1250-1500. The buckle plate is formed from a single sheet folded widthways. The plate is rectangular shape with a recess to hold the pin. The front face is decorated with a zig zag border. The reverse is undecorated. The buckle plate has four perforations which would have containted rivets. Three are located at the tip and the perforations were pierced through the obverse. A further rivet has been pierced through the reverse.

The buckle plate measures 30.94mm in length, 21.61mm in width, 6.26mm in thickness and weights 5.49g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1250
Date to: Circa AD 1500

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 30.94 mm
Width: 21.61 mm
Thickness: 6.26 mm
Weight: 5.49 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Natasha Cross
Identified by: Miss Natasha Cross

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM 4780

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: New Forest (District)
To be known as: Breamore

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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

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