DOR-A65E08: Post Medieval dress hook fastener

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Unique ID: DOR-A65E08

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An incomplete cast copper alloy dress hook fastener. The dress hook has circular central plate decorated with a moulded five petalled rose. There is a central circular hole through the rose and another circular hole below it, above the rearward hook. There is a rectangular attachment loop at the top. At the bottom is a D-sectioned rearward hook which tapers to a sharp point.
Read Class E Type 3
Date: Post medieval - c. 1500 - 1600
Dimensions: 32.57 mm x 14.45 mm x 5.10 mm
Weight: 1.75 g

Similar examples are recorded in Read, B 2008 Hooked Clasps & Eyes, Nos 342 - 347

Class: Thomas class A type 2

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 1600

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 32.57 mm
Width: 14.45 mm
Thickness: 5.1 mm
Weight: 1.75 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 8th April 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen
Identified by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCMS 017530

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: West Dorset (District)
Parish or ward: Shipton Gorge (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SY4891
Four figure Latitude: 50.7162903
Four figure longitude: -2.73792553
1:25K map: SY4891
1:10K map: SY41NE
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: DOR
Created: 5 months ago
Updated: 3 months ago

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