Record Details

NHER Number:29797
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Medieval buckle


Metal detecting during 1993 recovered a Medieval square buckle in the form of an animal's head.

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Grid Reference:TF 75 13
Map Sheet:TF71SE

Full description

March 1993. Found with metal detecting.
Medieval square copper alloy buckle in form of animal head, inlaid eyes, frame of buckle trapezoidal-shaped and projects from top of animal head. Under head is pierced hole for pin attachment. Projecting lobes at each corner of frame. Relief lines on animal head and side bars of frame. Pierced rivet hole in each corner of the open jaw perhaps where a pin attached strap.
Identified by S. Margeson (NCM).
L. Brewster (KLM) 25 May 1993.

Part of large scatter NHER 32309.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

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