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Unique ID: WILT-3600EE

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Medieval copper alloy composite strap end, probably dating to c. AD 1275-1450. The strap end is sub-rectangualr in plan, with a grooved aperture at the attachment and and a pointed knop at the terminal. The strap end comprises of two copper alloy sheet plates affixed to a central copper alloy forked spacer, probably with solder. Two separate copper alloy rivets survive at the attachment end.

Dimensions: length 26.6mm; width 19.9mm; thickness 2.9mm; weight 4.68g.

cf. Egan & Pritchard (1991: 142) no. 653-654, 664-665.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1275
Date to: Circa AD 1450

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 26.6 mm
Width: 19.9 mm
Thickness: 2.9 mm
Weight: 4.68 g

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM 5402

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: East Dorset (District)
Parish or ward: Wimborne St. Giles (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU0118
Four figure Latitude: 50.96142355
Four figure longitude: -1.98713386
1:25K map: SU0118
1:10K map: SU01NW
Grid reference source: From 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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