SUR-92DC8D: Post medieval: Book clasp

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BOOK FITTING

Unique ID: SUR-92DC8D

Object type certainty: Certain
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A large Post Medieval copper-alloy clasp with a bifurcating terminal and separate copper-alloy bar, and a widely splayed attachment end with three circular decorative holes in line. The clasp has feathered and staggered line decoration and three attachment holes, one retains a rivet 14.5mm long, suggestive of a thick leather and wood cover.

Class: clasp
Sub class: Howsam type A.6.2

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1500
Date to: Circa AD 1700

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 43.9 mm
Width: 31.67 mm
Weight: 10.6 g

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mrs Margaret Broomfield
Identified by: Mrs Margaret Broomfield

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 17-871

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Winchester (District)
Parish or ward: Bishops Waltham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU5718
Four figure Latitude: 50.95861605
Four figure longitude: -1.18979509
1:25K map: SU5718
1:10K map: SU51NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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