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NARC-894848: NARC-894848 : Mount : Medieval

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STRAP FITTING

Unique ID: NARC-894848

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

An incomplete copper-alloy strap-slide of Medieval date (AD 1250-1400). The object is a rectangular single loop with a perforation which holds a circular-sectioned rivet, now projecting from the lower bar. The metal is dark green in colour with a predominantly smooth patina.

Length: 13.31mm, Width: 11.23mm, Thickness: 3.46mm, Weight: 1.0g.

Strap-slides held down the free end of a strap (Egan and Pritchard 1991, 230-232).

Class: strap slide

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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: 13.31 mm
Width: 11.23 mm
Thickness: 3.46 mm
Weight: 1 g

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northamptonshire (County)
District: Daventry (District)
Parish or ward: Clipston (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP7183
Four figure Latitude: 52.44036698
Four figure longitude: -0.95693966
1:25K map: SP7183
1:10K map: SP78SW
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
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
Egan, G. and Pritchard, F. 1991 Dress Accessories, c.1150-c.1450 (Medieval Finds from Excavations in London) (1991) London Stationery Office Books 230-232

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NARC
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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