IOW-205FA1: Post-Medieval: Buckle

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BUCKLE

Unique ID: IOW-205FA1

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete post-Medieval tin alloy (pewter) buckle (c. 1660 -c. 1720).

The pin, chape and spindle are missing.

The frame is oval and has fragments of an iron spindle surviving within each drilled hole. At the front, above each drilled hole, there is a four faced pyramidal knop. The remainder of the front face is decorated with evenly spaced transverse grooves. The underside is flat and bevelled internally.

Length: 26.0mm; width: 21.6mm; thickness: 4.0mm. Weight: 5.27g.

A Similar buckle has been published and dated c. 1660-c. 1720 AD (Whitehead 2003: 98, ref: 605).

Whitehead, R. 1996. Buckles 1250-1800. Greenlight Publishing, Witham.

Subsequent actions

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

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1660
Date to: Circa AD 1720

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 26 mm
Width: 21.6 mm
Thickness: 4 mm
Weight: 5.27 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 16th January 2019 - Wednesday 16th January 2019

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford
Identified by: Mr Frank Basford

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2019-7-32

Materials and construction

Primary material: Tin or tin alloy
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Isle of Wight

Spatial coordinates


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: Club rally
Current location: Finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

  • Whitehead, R., 2003 Buckles 1250-1800 Chelmsford: Greenlight Publishing 98, ref: 605

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Audit data

Recording Institution: IOW
Created: About one month ago
Updated: About one month ago

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