SWYOR-41805C: Medieval Strap End

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Unique ID: SWYOR-41805C

Object type certainty: Probably
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A copper alloy artefact, probably a strap end of Medieval date, about AD 1200 - 1400. It is sub-rectangular, folded at one short end to form matching front and back plates. The attachment end of the plates are cut into a rounded, sub-circular shape, with a neck linking the rectangular strap end and the circular terminal. It has an integral rievt in the circular end. It is 36.7mm long, 15.4mm wide and 5.6mm thick. It weighs 12.79gm. Compare NMS-C08923 which was thought to be from harness.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1200
Date to: Circa AD 1400

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 36.7 mm
Width: 15.4 mm
Thickness: 5.6 mm
Weight: 12.79 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st December 2017 - Thursday 1st March 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Jack Volunteer Coulthard
Identified by: Mr Jack Volunteer Coulthard
Secondary identifier: Ms Amy Downes

Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAS form number 3113

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Rotherham (Metropolitan District)
District: Rotherham (Metropolitan District)
Parish or ward: Wath (Metropolitan District Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE4400
Four figure Latitude: 53.49487141
Four figure longitude: -1.33823934
1:25K map: SE4400
1:10K map: SE40SW
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: SWYOR
Created: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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