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Record ID: BUC-492432
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Milton Keynes
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A complete copper alloy mount or fitting with integral pointed lugs, dating from c. 17th century AD. The mount is lozenge shaped, with a lozenge perforation in the centre. The inner and outer edges are raised, with a pellet border contained within. There are patches of gilding remaining on the surface. On the reverse are two integral pointed lugs, these are placed either side of the perforation. These are worn and broken. The mount has a mid green patina, and measures 27.1mm in length, 19.3mm in width and weighs 2.34g. Similar mounts can be seen in Read 2001, page 27.
Created on: Wednesday 3rd April 2019
Last updated: Thursday 4th April 2019
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Record ID: BUC-B294B5
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Milton Keynes
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A complete copper alloy medieval bar mount dating from c.AD 1350-1400. The bar mount is quartrefoil in shape. It has moulded decoration with a raised square with a circular indentation in the centre. Surrounding this on all four sides are circular sections with a raised six pointed star in each. In each corner of the quartrefoil is a rounded projection. The bar mount projects outwards on both sides with a double collared rounded end with elongated knop. There is a circular rivet hole in each. The rivets are seperate and now missing. The mount has a dark green patina, it measures 45.1…
Created on: Friday 25th January 2019
Last updated: Friday 8th February 2019
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Record ID: BUC-B1ECC8
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Milton Keynes
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A complete copper alloy medieval mount, most likely from a sword mount, dating to the 16th century AD. The main body of the mount is shield shaped, with one edge cusped, it has a triangular projection in the centre, and at the two corners. Below this edge is a circular perforation, at the narrowed end of the shield there is possibly another but it is full of corrosion. The mount then widens, on one side is a circular attachment loop, on the other there is the worn edges of possobly a second loop which is now missing. Below this is another circular attachment loop, this sits at ninety d…
Created on: Friday 25th January 2019
Last updated: Friday 8th February 2019
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Record ID: BUC-3E33BC
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Milton Keynes
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A complete, Roman, copper alloy, belt fitting, AD.300-450. The object comprises a rectangular plate with two rivet holes pierced through it. At one end of the object is a narrow strip that has been bent over to form a suspension loop. This terminates in a square tab which is pierced by a single rivet hole. The front of the plate has two parallel lines running down its length, these lines are the same width apart as the tab forming the loop. The object has an even green patina. Similar examples in Nicolay 2007, pl.45, no.100.7 and 100.9. these are associated with later military belts.
Created on: Tuesday 20th November 2018
Last updated: Friday 23rd November 2018
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Record ID: BUC-3D6875
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Milton Keynes
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fragment of a copper alloy, Roman, openwork, belt mount, AD.120-250. The object comprises the corner of a rectangular openwork mount, It is L shaped with worn breaks. Much of the interior design has been lost, with only two fragments of the curvilinear design remaining. One of the curved design fragments creates a small trapezoidal openwork section. The back of the piece is undecorated except for a single worn rivet positioned near one of the breaks. Similar examples can be seen in Nicolay 2007, dating to his period 3, AD.120-250, pl.40 no.14.23, 302.1, 209.17. These are associated …
Created on: Tuesday 20th November 2018
Last updated: Friday 23rd November 2018
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Record ID: BUC-3D37B7
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Milton Keynes
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete, copper alloy, Roman, leather mount, probably from a horse harness, AD.120-250. The object comprises a circular disc with a central boss, surrounded by a shallow recess which is bordered around the outer edge with a raised border. This is the same height as the central boss. The recess would probably have held enamel. The mount has a concave back, created by a flange that runs around the edge of the object, angled backwards. In the centre of the back is a single projecting rivet. Similar mounts and studs can be seen in Nicolay 2007, 382 pl.71 no.227.72, 51.4. Nicolay dat…
Created on: Tuesday 20th November 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 27th November 2018
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Record ID: BUC-B49CF6
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Milton Keynes
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete, copper alloy, Roman, mount, AD.120-250. The mount is circular with a central boss, surrounded by a recessed area that is subdivided by three raised triangular dividers arranged in a propellor pattern. Around the edge is a raised border. The back of the mount has a single central rivet that has been bent over during attachment. SImilar mounts with differing internal designs can be found in Nicolay 2007, pg.382 pl.71 Type B2 Height: 3.93mmThickness: 2.2mmWeight: 0.9gDiameter: 10.82mm
Created on: Tuesday 13th November 2018
Last updated: Friday 23rd November 2018
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Record ID: BUC-B43B94
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Milton Keynes
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete, copper alloy, Roman mount, possibly a leather mount from a cavalry harness, AD.120-250. The mount comprises a domed boss with concentric rings surrounding it. There are at least 4 rings including the boss with three shallow grooves dividing them. The edge of the mount is extremely worn and a lot of material has been lost suggesting the original diameter was substantially wider. The back of the mount has a single projecting rivet, this has been bent inwards probably in the attachment process. There would likely have been a second rivet that has been lost. Concentric moun…
Created on: Tuesday 13th November 2018
Last updated: Friday 23rd November 2018
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Record ID: BUC-B3C661
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Milton Keynes
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete, Roman, copper alloy, phallic mount, AD.43-150. The mount is formed of a tapering shaft that is triangular in cross section. At the widest point of the shaft there are two opposed hemispherical knops, one upon either side to form the testes. The back of the object has two projecting rivets to allow its attachment to a leather belt or harness. The back of the shaft is also slightly concave, creating a hollowed area. Similar mounts can be found in Nicolay 2007 pg.378, pl.67, type A13, these are dated to Nicolay's period 2, 12 BC-AD.120. These finds are often associated with t…
Created on: Tuesday 13th November 2018
Last updated: Friday 23rd November 2018
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Record ID: BUC-40A191
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Milton Keynes
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete, copper alloy, fragment of a probably Roman mount, AD.43-450. The object comprises a curved zoomorphic neck with a styled bird head terminal. The base of the neck is an old break. The head has a circular recess for an eye and some worn diagonal lines above representing feathers. The head tapers down to form the beak. The mount is decorated on only the front side, the back of the object is coarse and undecorated suggesting this was not visible in use. The object has a dark green patina. Length: 23.22mmWidth: 19.41mmThickness: 5.98mmWeight: 12.16g
Created on: Thursday 8th November 2018
Last updated: Friday 23rd November 2018
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Record ID: BUC-F03B9F
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Milton Keynes
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete copper alloy Roman horse harness mount, dating to AD 120-150. The body of the mount is an oval or rounded crescent shape, with a circular perforation along one edge. On the outer part of this perforation there are two rounded knops joining the two ends of the crescent together. On the outer edges of the oval shaped mount there is a rounded knop on both sides. In the centre of the opposite edge to the circular perforation there is a rectangular projection, with a half circular perforation in the centre. At each of the outer corners is a rounded knop. There is a raised collar…
Created on: Tuesday 23rd October 2018
Last updated: Friday 23rd November 2018
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Record ID: BUC-70C2C8
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Milton Keynes
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper alloy medieval bar mount dating from AD 1350 to 1400. The mount has an oval irregular shaped body that is hemispherical in cross section, with a rounded knop or projection at one end, the other is missing. The surface is decorated with incised cross hatching, with a double collar across the base of the projection. In the centre of the body is a circular rivet hole with a copper alloy rivet in place. There is no decoration on the reverse, and the mount has a dark green patina. The mount measures 14.3mm in length, 9.7mm in width, 5.2mm in thickness, and weighs 1.16g…
Created on: Monday 30th April 2018
Last updated: Thursday 3rd May 2018
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Record ID: NARC-106D33
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Milton Keynes
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An incomplete copper alloy zoomorphic mount, stud or strap fitting of Medieval date (AD 1200-1500). The object is in the shape of an animal head, such as a fox, wolf or bear and is broadly sub triangular in plan, and rectangular in cross section/profile. The front face of the mount is slightly convex, the rear is concave. The front of the mount comprises two triangular projecting ears that extend beyond the upper edge of the mount. Between the ears is an incised crosshatch pattern which suggests the fur or mane of the animal. The crosshatched area terminated in a deeply incised diagon…
Created on: Wednesday 13th December 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 17th January 2018
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Record ID: BUC-69DAAE
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Milton Keynes
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper alloy medieval to post medieval mount, possibly from a harness or belt fitting dating from the 15th to 16th centuries. The mount is lozenge shaped, with a central circular hole for attachment. The front of the mount is decorated with a raised and moulded eight pointed star or sun burst design. In between each arm of the design there is dark blue enamel. Around the edge of the mount is a raised border. There is no decoration on the reverse. There are slight traces of gilding in the top and top left points of the star. The mount is a dark green colour. The mount measures 37.…
Created on: Wednesday 30th August 2017
Last updated: Friday 29th September 2017
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Record ID: BUC-1BD27D
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Milton Keynes
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fragment of a copper alloy object, possibly a mount or part of a furniture fitting of post medieval date. The object is openwork and is floral in shape, with leaf shaped projections curving around, the top one ending in a rounded knop. There is a central circular hole with raised moulded decoration surrounding it. There are two worn breaks in two of the projections, suggesting that this is a fragment. The fragment has a break running across, which the finder has glued back together. This has left a clear white residue. On the reverse is the remains of two integral attachment prongs,…
Created on: Wednesday 2nd August 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 2nd August 2017
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Record ID: BUC-19F3C2
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Milton Keynes
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper alloy mount, probably dating to the post medieval period. The mount is circular and dome shaped, with the reverse concave. There is a flat collar running around the edge of the dome. Either side of the central dome is a trefoil projection which is now worn and broken. On one side in between the two trefoil shapes are two worn triangular projections. On the reverse is the remains of the intergral attachment prongs, which are worn and broken. The mount has a dark red brown patina, with patches of light green. It measures 42.5mm in length, 30.1mm in width, 8.8mm in …
Created on: Wednesday 2nd August 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 2nd August 2017
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Record ID: BUC-0596FC
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Milton Keynes
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A post medieval copper alloy mount or strap fitting. The fitting is a circular loop, and has four knops arranging regularly around the circular bar, creating four corners. Two of the knops have circular holes for attachment, these are opposite each other. The inside of the loop is bevelled, and is sub triangular in cross section. The mount is a red brown colour, and there are small patches of gold gilding. Thhere is no decoration on the reverse. The mount measures 21.4mm in length, 15.2mm in width, and 1.5mm in thickness. The fitting weighs 1.63g.
Created on: Tuesday 2nd August 2016
Last updated: Friday 26th August 2016
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Record ID: BUC-F593ED
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Milton Keynes
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete Post Medieval copper alloy possible openwork strap fitting or mount (1600-1750 AD). The mount consists of an openwork trefoil design with two projecting curved knops each side. In between the knops is the terminal end, this has moulded decoration and is a possible zoomorphic head, with ears and eyes visible. The terminal end is flat. Above the trefoil design the mount is a circular bar, which attaches to two circular hoops either side. Above the loops are worn breaks, one is broken closer to the loop than the bar. The bar curves slightly. The mount is a light brown colo…
Created on: Monday 1st August 2016
Last updated: Friday 26th August 2016
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Record ID: BH-AFC50C
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Milton Keynes
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A post-medieval copper-alloy mount. The head of the mount is lozenge-shaped, with a convex upper surface and hollow underside. A moulded flower head design occupies the central area; this is surrounded by a plain rim, which, in turn, is surrounded by a pelleted perimeter border. Eight moulded lobes are equally spaced around the perimeter, with one on each of the four points. The remains of a square-cross-sectioned rivet extends straight backwards from near to the centre of the reverse. A white metal coating covers both the upper surface and the underside of the mount. Height: 27…
Created on: Monday 22nd February 2016
Last updated: Thursday 25th February 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Sherington', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: BUC-76EA1F
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Milton Keynes
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A fragmentary copper-alloy medieval mount possibly from a crucifix, probably made in Limoges and probably depicting the grieving Virgin Mary (c. early 13th century). The surviving piece is from the upper part of a human figure with a three-dimensional head with a hollow back and relatively flat body before it has been broken part way down the chest in an old break. The body is covered in low relief ridges between which are sunken field which would have taken enamel in the champleve technique. At the centre of the chest is a raised hand with thin fingers delineated by engraving. This an…
Created on: Friday 19th February 2016
Last updated: Friday 22nd March 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Lathbury', grid reference and parish protected.


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