Record Details

NHER Number:38160
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Post medieval buckle and sword belt hanger


Metal detecting here in 2003 recovered an incomplete post medieval buckle with elaborate open-work and a post medieval hooked mount from a sword belt decorated with curling scrolls and a bewigged mask.

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Grid Reference:TM 22 98
Map Sheet:TM29NW

Full description

January 2003. Metal detecting.
Found at location [1]:
Post medieval Ae incomplete (33 x 26mm) buckle, oval raised inner frame within elaborate open-work of similar pattern to that illustrated in Read (1988, no. 913), iron spindle, Ae tongue, broken plate and stud chape. 17th century.
Found at location [2]:
Post medieval Ae hooked mount, hanger from sword belt, elaborate openwork with curling scrolls and ?bewigged mask at springing of hook, two perforations below remains of large broken perforation at other end, 23 x 47mm. 16th century.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 13 March 2003.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SWORD BELT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status


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