DEV-5AD29D: Post-Medieval buckle

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Unique ID: DEV-5AD29D

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Post-medieval copper alloy buckle, probably dating to c. AD 1500-1650. The frame is single-looped, sub-rectangular in plan and bevelled in cross section. The long arms of the frame are slightly concave, with the corners of the external edge rounded and a central knop projecting from the centre of the outer edge. The bar is recessed and sub-rectangular in plan.

Dimensions: Length 39.9mm; width 35.1mm; thickness 4.2mm; weight 9.34g.

cf. similar examples on this database, e.g. ESS-DBB4C8, SOM-22D166.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1500
Date to: Circa AD 1650

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 39.9 mm
Width: 35.1 mm
Thickness: 4.2 mm
Weight: 9.34 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Wil Partridge
Identified by: Mr Wil Partridge

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt: 019398

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Devon (County)
District: Torridge (District)
Parish or ward: Broadwoodwidger (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SX4089
Four figure Latitude: 50.67860757
Four figure longitude: -4.26599355
1:25K map: SX4089
1:10K map: SX49SW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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