YORYM-6DD047: Medieval : Buckle

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BUCKLE

Unique ID: YORYM-6DD047

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete copper alloy buckle of medieval date, c.AD 1350 - 1500. The buckle is a single looped trapezoid with a narrowed strap bar. The frame is decorated with three knoped protrusions to the outer edge, one of which acts as a rest for the pin. The buckle has become distorted.

The metal has a mid-green patina and is worn. The buckle is 13.9mm long, 21.7mm wide, 3.4mm thick and weighs 1.9g.

A similar example is illustrated in Whitehead, p.30, no.166 and is dated to circa AD 1350 - 1500.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1350
Date to: Circa AD 1500

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 13.9 mm
Width: 21.7 mm
Thickness: 3.4 mm
Weight: 1.9 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths
Identified by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths

Other reference numbers

Other reference: YMT : E04446

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Scarborough (District)
Parish or ward: Hutton Buscel (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE9785
Four figure Latitude: 54.25149637
Four figure longitude: -0.51270675
1:25K map: SE9785
1:10K map: SE98NE
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
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: YORYM
Created: 12 months ago
Updated: 12 months ago

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