Record Details

NHER Number:33927
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Medieval buckle


A medieval decorated copper alloy buckle plate was found when a fence was removed in 1997.

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Grid Reference:TG 2343 1767
Map Sheet:TG21NW

Full description

1997. Casual find while while grubbing out fence.
Medieval, very sweet buckle plate made from cast bronze, with a sort of fleur de lis terminal (with separate bronze rivet), a narrow part and then a rectangular wider part with second rivet, this time with a tiny bronze rove. From the rectangular part comes two folded over projections to hold pin bar. Decorated with geometric patterns of punched dots.
Identified by H. Geake (NCM), July 1998.
K. Sussams (NCM), 21 August 1998.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

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