DOR-8EA37A: Post Medieval Buckle

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BUCKLE

Unique ID: DOR-8EA37A

Object type certainty: Certain
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A fragment of cast post-medieval buckle frame, dating to c. AD 1690 - 1720. One side of the frame remains, it is decorated with three transverse ridges. There is a drilled hole in the side to hold the bar.
Reference: Whitehead, 1996, p.102, no. 655
Length: 27.74 mm
Width: 6.03 mm
Thickness: 5.16 mm
Weight: 3.36 g

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 1690
Date to: Circa AD 1720

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 27.74 mm
Width: 6.03 mm
Thickness: 5.16 mm
Weight: 3.36 g

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCMS 018061

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: West Dorset (District)
Parish or ward: Bradford Peverell (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SY6393
Four figure Latitude: 50.73542644
Four figure longitude: -2.52566871
1:25K map: SY6393
1:10K map: SY63SW
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

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
Whitehead, R. 2003 Buckles 1250-1800 Chelmsford Greenlight Publishing 102 655

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Audit data

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

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