NARC-CC0B41: NARC-CC0B41 : Horseshoe : Medieval

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HORSESHOE

Unique ID: NARC-CC0B41

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete iron dove type Horseshoe of Medieval date (AD 1300-1400). The branches are equal in length and incline upwards at the heel. There is no evidence of thickening or calkins at the heel. The shoe has six countersunk square nail holes. One nail has been partially retained. The shoe in plan is flat and is probably a saddle shoe.

The object is missing small portions of its heal.

Length: 109.81mm, Width: 102.66mm, Thickness: 8.51mm, Weight: 170g.


Ref: Ivan G. Sparkes. Old Horseshoes. Page 15.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Middle
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1300
Date to: Circa AD 1400

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 109.81 mm
Width: 102.66 mm
Thickness: 8.51 mm
Weight: 170 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Ellie Cox
Identified by: Miss Ellie Cox

Materials and construction

Primary material: Iron
Manufacture method: Hand made
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Milton Keynes (Unitary Authority)
District: Milton Keynes (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: North Crawley (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP9144
Four figure Latitude: 52.08688073
Four figure longitude: -0.67329731
1:25K map: SP9144
1:10K map: SP94SW
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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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: NARC
Created: About one year ago
Updated: 9 months ago

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