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STRAP FITTING

Unique ID: NMS-FAA057

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

Incomplete post-medieval copper alloy strap fitting, the male or toggle part of a clasp with two rivet holes, one containing remains of an iron rivet, for use with a chatelaine or similar. A small part of the end opposite to the spigot is missing. Very similar to Read 2008 nos. 753-4. Objects such as this are too flimsy to have been used on sword belts (de Reuck 2005). Extant length 43mm. Width 16.5mm. Mid 16th to mid 17th century.

Finder's no. ac693

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 1550
Date to: Circa AD 1650

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 43 mm
Width: 16.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 17th March 2017 - Friday 17th March 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Andrew Rogerson
Identified by: Dr Andrew Rogerson

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 60927
Other reference: NMD092017

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TM0399
Four figure Latitude: 52.55097491
Four figure longitude: 0.99273419
1:25K map: TM0399
1:10K map: TM09NW
What3Words: scorched.vibe.yell
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NMS
Created: Thursday 12th October 2017
Updated: Thursday 12th October 2017

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