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Unique ID: NMS-4D27A3

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Incomplete medieval copper alloy spur buckle with an oval frame and integral plate. The plate tapers gently, with chamfered sides, past the pin hole, a rvet hole partly blocked with deayed iron and two small projections on both sides. After the second pair of projections the sides are almost parallel and without chamfers. Shortly beyond an abrupt narrowing there is a break across a second rivet hole. Extant length 42.3mm. Width of frame 13.8mm. Width of plate 9 - 4.5mm. 13th - 14th century.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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: 42.3 mm
Width: 13.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 15th December 2015 - Monday 12th December 2016

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Andrew Rogerson
Identified by: Dr Andrew Rogerson

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 18868
Other reference: SB022017

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: King's Lynn and West Norfolk (District)
Parish or ward: Barton Bendish (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF7105
Four figure Latitude: 52.61584643
Four figure longitude: 0.52438686
1:25K map: TF7105
1:10K map: TF70NW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Recording Institution: NMS
Created: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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