Record Details

NHER Number:35094
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Iron Age button and loop fastener


Metal detecting in 1996 recovered a Late Iron Age button and loop fastener of unusual form, possibly from a horse harness.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TL 96 82
Map Sheet:TL98SE

Full description

1996. Metal detecting.
Late Iron Age button and loop fastener of unusal form. See description in file. Perhaps for horse harness, compare with Camerton number 87.
Polaroid (S1) in file.
Identified by H. Geake (NCM), 23 January 1997. Compiled by W. Milligan (NCM) same date but never sent to NLA; found in NCM file February 2000.
E. Rose (NLA), 18 February 2000.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BUTTON AND LOOP FASTENER (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • HARNESS FITTING (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Photograph: NCC Find Identification and Recording Service. c. 1975-2000. HES Find Polaroid Collection. HES Find Polaroid Collection. polaroid. black and white.

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