BUC-5E4BF8: Strap End

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Unique ID: BUC-5E4BF8

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete copper alloy strap end dating from the medieval period dating to c.14th Century AD. The strap end is of split end type, with a copper alloy rivet holding the two plates in place. The strap end is rectangular in shape, and narrows slightly towards the terminal end. The terminal end is a solid rectangular knop with incised diagonal notches. There is a narrow neck connecting this to the main body of the strap end. There is no decoration on the reverse of the strap end, which measures 46.5mm in length, 8.5mm in width, 2.8mm in thickness, and 3.66g in weight. The strap end has a mid green patina.

Similar examples can be found in Egan and Pritchard 1991, p130-131 , Nos 605,606,607.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1300
Date to: Circa AD 1400

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 46.5 mm
Width: 8.5 mm
Thickness: 2.8 mm
Weight: 3.66 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 18th August 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Helen Wickenden
Identified by: Ms Helen Wickenden

Other reference numbers

Other reference: AYBCM:4865

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

County or Unitary authority: Milton Keynes (Unitary Authority)
District: Milton Keynes (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Tyringham and Filgrave (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP8646
Four figure Latitude: 52.10565591
Four figure longitude: -0.74574726
1:25K map: SP8646
1:10K map: SP84NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Date find submitted for recording
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

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

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