LEIC-BF9DAC: Iron buckle of uncertain period

Rights Holder: Phil Harding
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Object type certainty: Certain
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Corroded iron buckle of uncertain date. The object is in poor condition and encased in corrosion. It is 43mm long, 41mm wide, 13mm thick and weighs 31.52g.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: With finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 43 mm
Width: 41 mm
Thickness: 13 mm
Weight: 31.52 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 11th June 2018

Personal details

Recorded by: Dr Phil Harding
Identified by: Dr Phil Harding

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 2763

Materials and construction

Primary material: Iron
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Melton (District)
Parish or ward: Hoby with Rotherby (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK6717
Four figure Latitude: 52.74647837
Four figure longitude: -1.00890385
1:25K map: SK6717
1:10K map: SK61NE
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: Whilst searching with a metal detector
Current location: With finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Audit data

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

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