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Unique ID: NMS-63203C

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Parts of four medieval copper alloy folding strap clasps, late 13th - mid 15th century:

- folding end only wit a rounded protrusion on the outside edge, width 18.5mm.

- distorted and incomplete folding end only, width c.12mm.

- trapezoidal frame, similar to Egan and Pritchard 1991, no. 552, length and width 15.5 and 10 - 12mm.

- distorted composite frame with missing separate roller, rectangular sheet plate (length and width 14 and 12mm) with one rivet.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1270
Date to: Circa AD 1450

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 4
Length: 27 mm
Width: 2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 9th January 2018 - Friday 7th December 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Andrew Rogerson
Identified by: Dr Andrew Rogerson

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 25765
Other reference: SB122018

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: King's Lynn and West Norfolk (District)
Parish or ward: Congham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF7123
Four figure Latitude: 52.77750198
Four figure longitude: 0.53373441
1:25K map: TF7123
1:10K map: TF72SW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NMS
Created: 10 days ago
Updated: 8 days ago

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