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BUCKLE

Unique ID: NMS-AA3605

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

Three medieval copper alloy double-looped buckle frames, both loops oval, mid 14th - 15th century:

- distorted, length c.37mm, width c.26mm.

- torn and badly distorted, with five oblique engraved lines on both edges. One side of one loop is externally straight. This may indicate poor fettling after production in a multiple mould. Estimated length c.24mm, width c.22mm

- slight rib or thickening at ends of bar length 22mm, width 17.2mm.

- just over half extant, estimated length c.28mm, width 21.5mm.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1350
Date to: Circa AD 1500

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 4

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 17th September 2019 - Monday 21st October 2019

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Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 63604
Other reference: NMD102019

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: South Norfolk (District)
Parish or ward: Ditchingham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TM3391
Four figure Latitude: 52.46718399
Four figure longitude: 1.42881676
1:25K map: TM3391
1:10K map: TM39SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Audit data

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

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