SOM-B48890: Post medieval buckle

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BUCKLE

Unique ID: SOM-B48890

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete copper alloy late Medieval to Post Medieval buckle frame dating to the period cAD1450 - 1600. Only one loop of the double loop oval buckle remains. It has a serrated outer edge, and a sheet copper alloy pin wrapped around the bar. Only small sections of the other loop survive, with worn breaks. The buckle measures 12.3mm in length, 14.8mm in width and is 1.0mm thick; it weighs 0.83g including the pin.

A similar example can be found in Whitehead (2003:60), no. 356 which he dates to AD 1450-1600.

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 1450
Date to: Circa AD 1600

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 12.3 mm
Width: 14.8 mm
Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 0.83 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Laura Burnett
Identified by: Ms Laura Burnett

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt 19828

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: South Somerset (District)
To be known as: Combe St. Nicholas CP

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SOM
Created: 2 months ago
Updated: 2 months ago

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