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Unique ID: NMS-F4D285

Object type certainty: Certain
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Late medieval to early post medieval copper alloy hinged book fitting dating to the period c. AD 1400 - 1600. The attachment end comprises two loops which house the corroded remains of the iron axis bar. The plate is rectangular with an engrailed front edge. At the hinge end are two rivet holes, each surrounded by two concentric engraved circles. A third, empty, rivet hole, also bordered by two concentric engraved circles, is positioned at the central point of the front edge.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1400
Date to: Circa AD 1600

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 38.5 mm
Width: 21.5 mm
Thickness: 4.5 mm
Weight: 5.6 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 20th March 2018 - Tuesday 20th March 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Julie Shoemark
Identified by: Miss Julie Shoemark

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 50529
Other reference: NHRG042018

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Secondary material: Iron
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: North Norfolk (District)
Parish or ward: Hanworth (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TG2135
Four figure Latitude: 52.86707083
Four figure longitude: 1.28195351
1:25K map: TG2135
1:10K map: TG23NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NMS
Created: 8 months ago
Updated: 8 months ago

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