FAKL-9C4A84: Post Medieval buckle

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Unique ID: FAKL-9C4A84

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Post Medieval copper alloy, asymmetric, buckle frame, dating from AD1550-1700. The frame is sub-rectangular, with one square loop and the other semi-circular, separated by an integral bar. The underside of the frame is flat and the inner and outer edges of the upper side are bevelled On the bar are the remains of what appears to have been an iron pin, now missing. Similar buckles are shown by Whitehead, 2003, 90-91, where a date of c. 1550-1700 a date that seems to fit with other evidence. Length 33.6mm, Width 25.0mm, Thickness 2.3mm, Masss 4.85g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Date from: Circa AD 1550
Date to: Circa AD 1700

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 33.6 mm
Width: 25 mm
Thickness: 2.3 mm
Weight: 4.85 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Kevin Leahy
Identified by: Mr Jack Coulthard
Secondary identifier: Dr Kevin Leahy

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SWY 983

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Harrogate (District)
Parish or ward: Burton Leonard (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE3163
Four figure Latitude: 54.06201921
Four figure longitude: -1.52787564
1:25K map: SE3163
1:10K map: SE36SW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Metal detecting

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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