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BUCKLE

Unique ID: NMS-261053

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Broken, bent and corroded Medieval Limoges-style enamelled copper alloy buckle. Oval frame with broad angled outside edge with traces of foliate decoration reserved on an originally enamelled field, decayed traces of which remain. The narrowed, offset bar is broken and bent, pin missing. Length 16mm. Width 22.5mm. Probably manufactured at Limoges, cf. a buckle with similar frame from Aylsham, Norfolk (NMS-A1AA21) and Fingerlin no.15 (Kat.no.389) and Enamels of Limoges 1100-1350 (New York 1996) 287, no.91. Early 13th century.

(Finder's number AD 551)

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1200
Date to: Circa AD 1500

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 16 mm
Width: 22.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 20th March 2018 - Monday 16th April 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Steven Ashley
Identified by: Mr Steven Ashley

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 62702
Other reference: NMD042018

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Secondary material: Enamel
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Incomplete
Surface Treatment: Multiple

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: Broadland (District)
Parish or ward: Swannington (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TG1418
Four figure Latitude: 52.71731053
Four figure longitude: 1.16702019
1:25K map: TG1418
1:10K map: TG11NW
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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

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