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BUCKLE

Unique ID: NMS-2BDE84

Object type certainty: Certain
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Incomplete and abraded medieval copper alloy spur buckle bent through a right angles at the mid-point. Part of the strip pin and the end of a hook or scroll at the inside edge are missing. The frame is almost circular. The integral plate tapers from a pair of slight lateral projections flanking the pin hole at the junction with the frame. Theree are two rivet holes, one through a square expansion before the hook. No surface metal coating has survived. Length (excluding hook) 41mm. Width of frame 13mm. 13th - 14th century.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1200
Date to: Circa AD 1400

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 41 mm
Width: 13 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 19th June 2014 - Saturday 18th July 2015

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Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 50148
Other reference: IND27072015ED

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: South Norfolk (District)
Parish or ward: Wymondham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TM1096
Four figure Latitude: 52.52139175
Four figure longitude: 1.09392509
1:25K map: TM1096
1:10K map: TM19NW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NMS
Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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