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Record ID: NMS-5869EA
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
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Incomplete probably 'lyre-shaped' medieval buckle with integral hollow or socketed plate with damaged attachment end, back part and almost all of the frame missing , pin hole with D-sectioned copper alloy pin and waist between the frame and the socket. On the front of the plate a fragment of the engraved remains of a probable sacred monogram such as ihs in black-letter. Extant length 27mm. Width at attachment edge 25mm. Socket width 23mm. This type of buckle was popular in northwest Europe during the period between c.1375 and c.1450 (Fingerlin 1971, Abb. 286-7, 289, 291 and 336).
Created on: Wednesday 22nd November 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 22nd November 2017
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Record ID: IOW-56068D
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
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An incomplete Medieval copper-alloy single-loop buckle (c. 1270-c. 1350). Meols type 12. The pin and plate are missing. The frame is oval in shape with an offset narrowed bar. The outer edge is expanded and recessed to accommodate a copper-alloy sheet roller on which the pin-tip would have rested. The sheet copper-alloy roller is plain and a damaged abutting join can be seen at the rear. The frame is largely brown and the roller has a green patina. Length: 19.4mm; width: 19.2mm; thickness: 5.0mm. Weight: 3.77g. A similar buckle has been published and dated c. 1270-1350 (Egan &…
Created on: Wednesday 22nd November 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 22nd November 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-42FFD2
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
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An incomplete cast copper-alloy single looped buckle of Meols type 4 dating to the Medieval period, c. 1250-1400. It is broadly sub-oval in plan, with an offset thinned strap bar (from which the wound-wire pin is missing) and prominent double transverse collar present at the front of the frame that form a pin-rest. Preserved in fair condition with an even green patina, it measures 29.37mm long, 18.34mm wide, and 3.09mm thick at the midpoint of the frame. It weighs 4.26g. For an identical buckle see an example published by Egan (2007, p. 91, pl. 14, no. 498).
Created on: Tuesday 21st November 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 21st November 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Lidgate', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-41DCAA
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: North Lincolnshire
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Copper alloy buckle. Cast sub-rectangular frame of rounded section with the strap bar set back. Rust on the strap bar may suggest it was deposited with its iron pin [now lost] attached. The robust construction may suggest use with horse harness. Suggested date: Post-Medieval, 1800-1900. Length: 35.3mm, Height: 29.1mm, Thickness: 4.4mm, Weight: 11.26gms.
Created on: Tuesday 21st November 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 21st November 2017
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Record ID: NMS-40A7F6
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
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Medieval copper alloy double-looped buckle frame, both loops oval, with a D-sectioned pin. Cf. Egan and Pritchard 1991, no. 381. A very small example, length 16.5, width 10.5mm. 14th century.
Created on: Tuesday 21st November 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 21st November 2017
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Record ID: NMS-40816B
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
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Medieval to post-medieval shoe buckle, an annular lead-tin alloy (i.e. pewter) frame with an iron wire pin. Cf. Egan and Pritchard 1991, nos. 115 - 210, but slightly larger. Diameter 16.5mm. c.1270 - c.1600.
Created on: Tuesday 21st November 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 21st November 2017
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Record ID: NLM-2D5476
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
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Copper alloy buckle. Cast sub-rectangular buckle frame with a separate steel spindle [lost], and with a moulded and expanded outer edges with stamped ring-and-dot and floral decoration. The frame is slightly curved when viewed in profile. Suggested date: Post-Medieval, 1660-1720. Length: 24.5mm, Height: 16.8mm, Thickness: 2.7mm, Weight: 2.11gms
Created on: Monday 20th November 2017
Last updated: Monday 20th November 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Wharton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-2D13DD
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
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Just over half of a post-medieval copper alloy double-looped buckle frame, both loops trapezoidal, form and engraved transverse line and pin notch as Whitehead 2003, no. 524. Estimated length 34mm. Width 22.2mm. c.1620 - c.1680.
Created on: Monday 20th November 2017
Last updated: Monday 20th November 2017
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Record ID: SF-2C55C7
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
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An incomplete cast copper-alloy buckle and partial plate dating to the Medieval period, c. 1250-1400. The rear portion of the plate is missing in old damage, though otherwise the object survives relatively intact. The buckle frame is broadly oval in plan, wth an offset strap bar and knopped front edge. The wound-wire pin still survives on the strap bar along with the plate, which appears to have been broadly semi-circular in plan, demonstrating three circular apertures arranged broadly in a triangular pattern. Preserved in fair condition with an uneven coarse greenish brown patina, it …
Created on: Monday 20th November 2017
Last updated: Monday 20th November 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Nowton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-2BF4B8
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
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Fragment of medieval copper alloy flat-sectioned rectangular or square buckle frame, part of one side only, rabbet at surviving corner, face decorated with a longitudinal wavy line of rocker arm running between short straight lines of the same. Extant length 9mm. Extant width 31mm. The decoration and form is different from, but related to, examples shown in Egan and Pritchard 1991, no. 447 (from a context of c.1350 - c.1400), Whitehead 2003 no. 482 and Fingerlin 1971, Abb. 301 (which was dated to c.1450 -c.1500). 15th century.
Created on: Monday 20th November 2017
Last updated: Monday 20th November 2017
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Record ID: SF-2BA45B
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
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An incomplete cast copper-alloy 'locking' buckle dating to the Medieval period, c. 1300-1450. The buckle frame itself is rectangular in plan and double-looped, with high-sided rectangular-sectioned sides and expanded edges to its outer edges. At its midpoint on the sides of the frame are two opposing drilled circular apertures, through which the locking arm passes in order to form a separate strap bar where a separate pin would have been attached (now missing in old damage). Immediately after passing through the second aperture, the arm (being broadly cirular in section, tapering along…
Created on: Monday 20th November 2017
Last updated: Monday 20th November 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Nowton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: PUBLIC-FB158E
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: East Sussex
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An incomplete Medieval (c. 1350-1400) buckle: The copper alloy frame is an elongated trapezoid. The most narrow edge would be the strap bar. The opposite edge, on the upper face, has a small notch. This edge is the widest and the side edges taper slightly towards the strap bar. The surface of the frame has a mid green-grey patina. It measures 15.31 mm long, 15.54 mm wide and weighs 1.5 g. Egan and Pritchard (2002) illustrate similar buckle frames, particularly Nos. 434 an 435, dating them to the send half of the 14th century. Egan, G. and Pritchard, F., 2002Dress Accessories, c. 1150…
Created on: Saturday 18th November 2017
Last updated: Monday 20th November 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Udimore', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: PUBLIC-FAF4E0
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: East Sussex
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An incomplete Medieval copper-alloy composite buckle with the remains of an integral forked spacer (c. 1350-c. 1450). The plates, pin and most of the spacer prongs are missing. The oval frame is convex at the front, flat at the rear and is bevelled internally at the front and rear. The outer edge is slightly pointed. There is a hole to accommodate a pin-loop which is filled with corroded iron. The incomplete prongs are abraded at the breaks. This buckle is drab green with traces of a darker green patina and iron staining. 'File' marks are visible on the front and rear of the frame and …
Created on: Saturday 18th November 2017
Last updated: Monday 20th November 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Udimore', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: PUBLIC-FAB7E5
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: East Sussex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cast copper-alloy double loop buckle frame dating circa 1650AD - 1720AD The frame is oval in shape and has a bevelled inside edge. The buckle is missing its pin. The buckle frame measures 17.96 mm in length , 15.58 mm in width, 2.14 mm thick and weighs 0.9 g. It is similar to no. 278 and no. 279 in Whitehead 1996, p. 48.
Created on: Saturday 18th November 2017
Last updated: Monday 20th November 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Udimore', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-F07A96
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
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Incomplete medieval copper alloy buckle plate, rectangular, corroded, broken across loops where folded widthways with pin-slot and recessed for frame, back part missing, pierced at attachment end by two rivet-holes (one broken). Extant length 23mm. Width 18mm. Plate decorated with remains of symmetrical foliate decoration reserved on an enamelled field, enamel decayed or missing. 13th-century.
Created on: Friday 17th November 2017
Last updated: Friday 17th November 2017
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Record ID: ESS-DC306F
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
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Cast copper-alloy double loop buckle of Post-Medieval date c. 1500 - 1650. The buckle frame consists of a central strap bar and two loops to either side. The buckle is 'D'-shaped in cross section. Both outer edges of the loops feature three linear grooves; one in the centre (where the pin rest would reside), and one to either side. The strap bar has two small protruding moulded knops at each terminal. The buckle is slightly bent, and does not lie flat. The back of the frame is plain and undecorated. Dimensions: weight: 1.6g, length: 19.7mm, width: 14.6mm, thickness: 2.0mm
Created on: Thursday 16th November 2017
Last updated: Monday 20th November 2017
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Record ID: ESS-DC1126
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
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Cast copper-alloy incomplete single loop buckle dating to the Medieval period c. 1350 - 1400. Pin is missing. The buckle is square in plan with slightly bulging sides and a narrowed strap bar. The frame is rectangular and features transverse linear grooves. For a similar example, see Whitehead 2003, no. 135. Dimensions: weight: 1.2g, length: 15.4mm, width: 13.7mm, thickness: 2.5mm
Created on: Thursday 16th November 2017
Last updated: Monday 20th November 2017
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Record ID: ESS-DBB4C8
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Incomplete cast copper-alloy single loop 'D'-shaped buckle dating to the Post-Medieval period, c. 1500-1650. The pin is missing. The buckle is sub-square in shape with concave sides and a rounded frame with a protruding moulded knop in the centre. The strap bar is straight. A similar example can be seen in Whitehead, 2003 no. 145. Dimensions: weight: 6.2g, length: 28.9mm, width: 24.6mm, thickness: 3.9mm
Created on: Thursday 16th November 2017
Last updated: Monday 20th November 2017
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Record ID: NMS-DAD664
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Medieval copper alloy buckle frame, oval with convex sides, off-set narrowed bar with copper alloy wire pin, thickened straight outside edge with engraved pin-groove between two saltires and two transverse grooves. Length 19mm. Width 20.5mm. For broadly similar examples see Egan and Pritchard (2002, 73, fig.44). 13th - 14th century. Finder's no. AC870
Created on: Thursday 16th November 2017
Last updated: Thursday 16th November 2017
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Record ID: NLM-DAA946
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy and iron buckle. Cast single looped sub-rectangular buckle frame of slightly elongated form with a widened curving outer edge bearing a nick on its inner edge serving as a pin rest. The strap bar is of round section and set back from the rest of the frame. The corroded remains of an iron pin remain wrapped around the strap bar, showing that the buckle was deposited along with its pin, the latter now largely lost to corrosion. Suggested date: Post-Medieval, 1750-1850. Length: 46.9mm, Height: 32.2mm, Thickness (frame): 4.1mm, Weight: 18.24gms
Created on: Thursday 16th November 2017
Last updated: Monday 20th November 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Wharton', grid reference and parish protected.


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