WILT-62AC69: Post medieval: Hooked tag

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Unique ID: WILT-62AC69

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A complete copper alloy piece post medieval hook, dating to the period AD 1600-1700.

The plate is trifoliate in design with a circular and lozenge shape apertures, and a projecting bifurcate collar at the juncture of the plate. The plate consists of decorative open work shapes, two circles at the top, and an irregular lozenge shape beneath. On the top aperture, and below the open lozenge, there are rivets, both of which are manufactured of iron. This is evident due to them both being heavily corroded. The hook is blunt, and remains integral to the plate. Attached to the hook is a separate suspended pendant ring.

The height of the object is 41.26mm, the width is 15.94mm and the weight is 3.87g.

Please see Read (2008) "Hooked-clasps and eyes. A classification and Catalogue of Sharp- or Blunt-Hooked Clasps and Miscellaneous Hooks, Eyes, Loops, Rings and Toggles" page 232, No. 282 for similar.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1600
Date to: Circa AD 1700

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 41.26 mm
Width: 15.94 mm
Weight: 3.87 g

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM 4997

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU0644
Four figure Latitude: 51.19518893
Four figure longitude: -1.91551571
1:25K map: SU0644
1:10K map: SU04SE
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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

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