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Unique ID: WILT-08D1D6

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A Medieval copper alloy buckle of Meols type 12, probably dating to AD 1250-1350. The buckle consists of an oval frame with a narrowed bar and an offset expanded outer edge, with a recess fror a separate sheet roller, now lost.

Dimensions: Length: 18.3mm; Width: 24.2mm; Thickness: 2.9mm; Weight: 2.17g.

cf. Griffiths, Philpott & Egan (2007: 90) nos. 549-553.

Class: Meols type 11

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 1350

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 18.3 mm
Width: 24.2 mm
Thickness: 2.9 mm
Weight: 2.17 g

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM 5374

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: Downton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU1924
Four figure Latitude: 51.01506765
Four figure longitude: -1.73052216
1:25K map: SU1924
1:10K map: SU12SE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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

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