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SWORD BELT

Unique ID: NMS-7B5FF3

Object type certainty: Certain
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Fragment of post-medieval copper alloy hooked pendent plate from a sword belt hanger, the hook and a small part of the plate broken across a rust stained rivet hole. Though very little has survived the complete object was almost certainly close in form and decoration to Read 2008, no. 793. Extant length or height 21.5mm. Width 15.6mm. Mid 16th - 17th century.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1550
Date to: Exactly AD 1700

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 21.5 mm
Width: 15.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 8th April 2016 - Friday 8th April 2016

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Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 61823
Other reference: E19270

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: South Norfolk (District)
Parish or ward: Brooke (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TM2899
Four figure Latitude: 52.54108868
Four figure longitude: 1.36082201
1:25K map: TM2899
1:10K map: TM29NE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NMS
Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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