ESS-2EC979: Medieval buckle

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Unique ID: ESS-2EC979

Object type certainty: Certain
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Cast copper-alloy single looped buckle, dating to the Medieval period, c. 1250 - 1400.

The buckle frame is sub-circular in shape, with a straight pin par and an enlarged pin rest bar. The ends of this enlarged bar extend slightly past the side arms of the buckle frame.

The pin is no longer present

Dimensions: weight: 8.29g, length: 25.3mm, width: 25.9mm, thickness of pin rest bar: 6.4mm

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1250
Date to: Circa AD 1400

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 25.3 mm
Width: 25.9 mm
Weight: 8.29 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Sophie Flynn
Identified by: Ms Sophie Flynn

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: Broadland (District)
Parish or ward: Haveringland (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TG1520
Four figure Latitude: 52.7348659
Four figure longitude: 1.18310938
1:25K map: TG1520
1:10K map: TG12SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Created: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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