NARC-602AC2: Medieval strap end

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STRAP END

Unique ID: NARC-602AC2

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper-alloy strap end constructed from two strips of metal.The strap end is lonzenge shaped with a knop at the terminal end and the attachment end is concave in two places. The two plates of copper-alloy are held together by two rivets, one at each end. The strap end is undecorated. It is medieval in date and similar types are illustrated in Egan and Pritchard (1991, pages 146-147; figs 699-701). This strap end probably ranges in date from 1350 to 1400.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1350
Date to: AD 1400

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 21 mm
Width: 14 mm
Weight: 49 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st January 2004

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Tom Brindle
Identified by: Dr Tom Brindle

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cut

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northamptonshire (County)
District: South Northamptonshire (District)
Parish or ward: Hartwell (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP7848
Four figure Latitude: 52.124818
Four figure longitude: -0.86207
1:25K map: SP7848
1:10K map: SP74NE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NARC
Created: 14 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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