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BOOK FITTING

Unique ID: NMS-E3490B

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

Incomplete post-medieval copper alloy hooked book clasp with remains of an iron spring or plate on the reverse. Part of the triple notched fish-tail terminal has been lost. In the centre an iron-filled rivet hole sits in the centre of two concentric stamped rings. Length 31.7mm. Width befire hook 11.4mm. Estimated width at terminal 26mm. 16th century.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1500
Date to: Circa AD 1600

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 31.7 mm
Width: 26 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 10th June 2017 - Wednesday 20th December 2017

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 62290
Other reference: ECKC012018

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: Breckland (District)
Parish or ward: Rocklands (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL9897
Four figure Latitude: 52.53485856
Four figure longitude: 0.9178998
1:25K map: TL9897
1:10K map: TL99NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NMS
Created: 4 months ago
Updated: 4 months ago

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