SUR-485FD9: Shoe buckle chape

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BUCKLE

Unique ID: SUR-485FD9

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Post medieval copper alloy stud-ended chape from a shoe or knee buckle. The object, which is 33.5mm long, retains part of its iron spindle or bar.

Whitehead (2003) page 96-7 suggests this form of chape was predominently used from circa 1660-1720.

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 1660
Date to: Circa AD 1720

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 33.5 mm
Width: 21.1 mm
Thickness: 6 mm
Weight: 6.5 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 30th September 2017

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Simon Maslin
Identified by: Dr Simon Maslin

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Secondary material: Iron
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: South Oxfordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Watlington (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU6993
Four figure Latitude: 51.63158966
Four figure longitude: -1.00448728
1:25K map: SU6993
1:10K map: SU69SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SUR
Created: 3 months ago
Updated: 2 months ago

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