WAW-77A49E: Medieval buckle (plan).

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BUCKLE

Unique ID: WAW-77A49E

Object type certainty: Certain
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Medieval (late 13th to 14th century) copper alloy buckle: The buckle is a D-shaped frame which has a narrowed and slightly off-set frame. The pendant is an expanded frame towards the apex with a notch of the frame. The pin is missing. The frame is abraded and has patches of red copper corrosion.

The buckle measures 11.05mm long, 13.09mm wide, and weighs 0.38g.

Egan and Pritchard (2002) date a similar shaped buckle, No. 308, to the late 13th to 14th century.

Egan, G. and Pritchard, F., 2002Dress Accessories, c. 1150- c. 1450 (Medieval finds from Excavations in London) London: Boydell Press

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1270
Date to: Circa AD 1400

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 11.05 mm
Width: 13.09 mm
Weight: 0.38 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st November 2016 - Tuesday 31st January 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Angie Bolton
Identified by: Ms Angie Bolton

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: West Oxfordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Enstone (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP3724
Four figure Latitude: 51.91330814
Four figure longitude: -1.46349818
1:25K map: SP3724
1:10K map: SP32SE
What3Words: precluded.insisting.ringers
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: WAW
Created: Wednesday 19th April 2017
Updated: Wednesday 19th April 2017

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