WILT-F2D29F: Medieval Strap slide

Rights Holder: Salisbury and South Wiltshire Museum
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Unique ID: WILT-F2D29F

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A Medieval copper alloy strap slide, probably dating to c. AD 1250-1400. The object consists of a broad, pentagonal frame with a sub-rectangular cross section, but with a flat base. The latter has a central circular perforation, retaining a separately made copper alloy rivet and internal circular copper alloy rove.

Dimensions: Length 18.3mm; width 25.7mm; thickness 4.8mm; weight 3.35g.

cf. Egan & Pritchard (1991: 231) no. 1252.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1250
Date to: Circa AD 1400

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 18.3 mm
Width: 25.7 mm
Thickness: 4.8 mm
Weight: 3.35 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Wil Partridge
Identified by: Mr Wil Partridge

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM 5368

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: Salisbury (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU1332
Four figure Latitude: 51.08717029
Four figure longitude: -1.81576919
1:25K map: SU1332
1:10K map: SU13SW
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

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Audit data

Recording Institution: WILT
Created: 2 months ago
Updated: 2 months ago

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