BERK-AE0A9B: Post Medieval buckle

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BUCKLE

Unique ID: BERK-AE0A9B

Object type certainty: Certain
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A post Medieval copper alloy shoe/knee buckle dating to c. late17th - early 18th centur. The buckle is sub-oval and convex in shape and has a bevelled frame. It is D-shaped in cross-section. The bar and pin are missing. At the central point of the frame the outside edges curve inwards where the bar would have been attached to the frame. There are moulded bifid knops around the spindle holes. The reverse has a flat surface. The buckle frame has a dark brown patina with some remains of an iron residue.

The buckle is 32.2mm in length, 22mm in width, 3mm in thickness and weighs 5.31g

For examples see Whitehead nos. 610 - 627.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 32.2 mm
Width: 22 mm
Thickness: 3 mm
Weight: 5.31 g

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: 0128

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Test Valley (District)
Parish or ward: Fyfield (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU2946
Four figure Latitude: 51.21247249
Four figure longitude: -1.5862096
1:25K map: SU2946
1:10K map: SU24NE
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

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BERK
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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