WILT-44CAEE: Medieval Buckle

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Unique ID: WILT-44CAEE

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An incomplete copper alloy medieval D shaped buckle dating to the period AD c.1350-1450

As well as being D in shape, the loop of the buckle is D shape in cross section, with bevelled edges and a knop on the far edge. The attachment component of the pin is integral to the plate, but the rest of the pin is missing. The sheet of the plate is securely attached to the straight edge of the hoop with two small wraps of copper alloy. This sheet has two rivets, one near the loop, and the other near the break point. The sheet which is detached from the main plate has a circular aperture at the break point, and the rivet can clearly be seen through it.

The length of the buckle is 56.61mm in length, 26.41mm in width and 6.19mm in thickness. Overall. The buckle weighs 16.08g.

Please see Whitehead (2003) page 20, No. 74 for parallel.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1350
Date to: Circa AD 1450

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 56.61 mm
Width: 26.41 mm
Thickness: 6.19 mm
Weight: 16.08 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Grace Clark
Identified by: Miss Grace Clark

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM 5054

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST8643
Four figure Latitude: 51.186053
Four figure longitude: -2.2016938
1:25K map: ST8643
1:10K map: ST84SE
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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

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