WILT-513A11: Medieval Buckle

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BUCKLE

Unique ID: WILT-513A11

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An incomplete medieval to post-medieval copper-alloy double-looped buckle (c AD 1350 -1650). The pin is missing.

The frame is convex at the front and flat at the rear. It is bevelled at the edges on the top. Each loop is oval in plan and they are evenly sized. The buckle is 'waisted' with a narrow bar dividing the two loops at the narrowest point. The bar is triangular in cross-section. The buckle is 30.85 mm in length (across both loops), 24.73 mm in wide across the waist and 26.76 mm wide across the tallest loop. It is 2.20 mm thick and weighs 4.48 g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1350
Date to: Circa AD 1650

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 30.85 mm
Width: 26.76 mm
Thickness: 2.2 mm
Weight: 4.48 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Helen Baker
Identified by: Ms Helen Baker

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM 5042

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: West Tisbury (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST9127
Four figure Latitude: 51.04228202
Four figure longitude: -2.12974933
1:25K map: ST9127
1:10K map: ST92NW
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: WILT
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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