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Unique ID: WILT-EC5C12

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper-alloy post-medieval dagger scabbard chape with pressed decoration. The chape has been squashed and is now 18mm wide and 4.2mm thick. The chape tapers towards the foot which is circular in cross section (6.2mm wide). The chape is decorated with machine pressed decoration consisting of two circumfernetial bands flanking plain sections with foliate deocration below. The band at the top is decorated with punshed stars, the central band is decorated with conjoined pellets with a central dot.

The chape is 39.85mm in length, 18mm wide and weighs 4.32 grams.

Class: Chape

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1750
Date to: Circa AD 1850

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 39.85 mm
Width: 18 mm
Weight: 4.32 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Richard Henry
Identified by: Mr Richard Henry

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Sutton Benger (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST9378
Four figure Latitude: 51.5008922
Four figure longitude: -2.10223715
1:25K map: ST9378
1:10K map: ST97NW
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Created: 9 days ago
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