BERK-11236D: Strap fitting

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BOOK FITTING

Unique ID: BERK-11236D

Object type certainty: Possibly
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A cast copper alloy catch-piece from a medieval book clasp, of Howsam type A.6.1. The object is broadly rectangular in form with two rivet holes to one edge and a slot to the other. That slotted edge has chamfered corners. The surface appears to be undecorated and has a rough mid-green patina.

Class: clasp
Sub class: Howsam type A.6.1

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1100
Date to: Exactly AD 1500

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 24.9 mm
Width: 19.5 mm
Thickness: 2.03 mm
Weight: 6.2 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Rod Trevaskus
Identified by: Mr Rod Trevaskus

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: West Berkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: West Berkshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Winterbourne (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU4572
Four figure Latitude: 51.44520914
Four figure longitude: -1.35388619
1:25K map: SU4572
1:10K map: SU47SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BERK
Created: About one year ago
Updated: 2 months ago

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