YORYM-C3FCBD: Medieval : Mount

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STRAP FITTING

Unique ID: YORYM-C3FCBD

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

A complete copper-alloy strap loop belt mount of medieval date, circa AD 1150 - 1450. The mount has an elongated D-shaped loop with a single collared knop on the outer curved edge. An integral attachment rivet is present at the centre of the straight edge and would have been used to hold the mount in place on the strap.

The metal has a dark green patina and is worn. The mount is 26.8mm long, 15.8mm wide, 5.1mm thick and weighs 3.3g.

Similar mounts can be seen in Egan and Pritchard, p.230, fig.145 and on the database as YORYM-01D642, YORYM-5041F0, LEIC-13D791 and YORYM-8A9DC7.

Ref:

Egan, G. and Pritchard, F. (1991). Dress Accessories, c.1150-c.1450 (Medieval Finds from Excavations in London). London: Stationery Office Books.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1150
Date to: Circa AD 1450

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 26.8 mm
Width: 15.8 mm
Thickness: 5.1 mm
Weight: 3.3 g

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths
Identified by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths

Other reference numbers

Other reference: YMT : E06292

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Harrogate (District)
Parish or ward: Spofforth with Stockeld (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE3651
Four figure Latitude: 53.95384858
Four figure longitude: -1.45290514
1:25K map: SE3651
1:10K map: SE35SE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: YORYM
Created: 15 days ago
Updated: 14 days ago

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