BERK-F55D7C: Post-medieval dress hook: Dress hook

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DRESS HOOK

Unique ID: BERK-F55D7C

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete cast lead alloy dress hook of early post-Medieval date, about AD 1500 - 1600. Read (2008) Early Post Medieval Class D Type 1. The main plate is broadly rectangular in plan with peripheral knops. In the centre of the face is a raised decorative panel with an unclear design within. The top of the dress hook is missing. On the reverse is a rectangular attachment loop and an integral tube within which is the remains of a separate hook of iron, most of which is now missing. Two similar objects can been found on this database (FAKL-8D8317 and FAKL-B39A62).

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1500
Date to: Circa AD 1600

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 20.2 mm
Width: 14.5 mm
Thickness: 4 mm
Weight: 2.9 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Anni Byard
Identified by: Miss Anni Byard

Other reference numbers

Other reference: OXPAS2018.235

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead Alloy
Secondary material: Iron
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: Vale of White Horse (District)
Parish or ward: Steventon (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU4591
Four figure Latitude: 51.61603515
Four figure longitude: -1.35146443
1:25K map: SU4591
1:10K map: SU49SE
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BERK
Created: 4 months ago
Updated: 4 months ago

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