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Unique ID: NMS-5696C5

Object type certainty: Certain
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Distorted and corroded medieval gilt sheet copper alloy buckle plate, rectangular, folded widthways with frame recesses and narrowed and shortened on reverse, a pin slot and three rivet holes, two with dome-headed copper alloy rivets, one at attachment end with separate circular copper alloy rove. Most of the gilding has been lost and that which survives is around the holes where protected by the rivets. Estimated length c.35mm. Width 22mm. Late 12th - 13th century.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1150
Date to: Circa AD 1300

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 36 mm
Width: 22 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 13th September 2018 - Wednesday 10th October 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Steven Ashley
Identified by: Mr Steven Ashley

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 37489
Other reference: AMD102018

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Incomplete
Surface Treatment: Gilded

Spatial metadata

County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: Broadland (District)
Parish or ward: Hevingham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TG2122
Four figure Latitude: 52.75039921
Four figure longitude: 1.27317066
1:25K map: TG2122
1:10K map: TG22SW
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

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

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