Strap ends
Strap end
with trilobe terminus

Object
: Strap end
Culture: Medieval
Country/Area of Origin: Dorset, UK
Material:
Size: 45mm

Notes: Square shaped strap end with decorative end and 2 raised bands top and bottom.
Tri-lobed flower terminus sits at the apex of the piece.Traces of gilding remain. 2 holes pierce both layers. Cast in one piece with a hollow casing for the belt. Extremely faint indications of a design on the body. No rivets remain. Possible fragment of textile remains.
Strap end
with oak leaf decoration

Object
: Strap end
Culture: Medieval
Country/Area of Origin: UK
Material: Brass
Size: 33mm width

Notes: Semi-circular strap end with possible oak leaf motif terminating. Incisions on plate of uncertain design. 4 rivets remain. Metal detecting group find.

Strap end
with quatrefoil openwork

Object
: Strap end
Culture: Medieval. 14th-15th century
Country/Area of Origin: UK
Material:
Size: 45mm length

Other info: Strap end with quatrefoil decoration openwork and rectangular openwork. Trefoil terminus. Large fragment of leather from belt remains intact.

Strap end
with leaf terminus

Object
: Strap end
Culture: Medieval. 14th-15th century
Country/Area of Origin: Britain. UK
Material: Bronze
Size: 32mm length

Notes: Sold as buckle, but I think this may be the bottom part of a open work strap end which is broken. There is no evidence of an apeture for a pin which would be evident with a buckle. Leaf motif terminus.
Strap end
with chevrons and belt fragment

Object
: Strap end
Culture: Medieval
Country/Area of Origin: UK
Material:
Size: 25mm x 10mm

Notes: Belt fragment survives. Strap end has a singular piercing with the rivet intact. A series of crudely etched chevrons are on one face.
Strap end
with belt fragment

Object
: Strap end
Culture: Medieval. 14th - 15th century
Country/Area of Origin: UK
Material:
Size: 37mm x 14mm

Notes: Leather belt fragment survives. Strap end is contructed from a single folded rectangular piece of sheet which is slightly shaped at the fold. The ends have a slight concave . It has three piercings with two of the rivets intact. The strap end is plain and undecorated.
Strap end
with belt fragment

Object
: Strap end
Culture: Medieval
Country/Area of Origin: UK
Material: Copper alloy
Size: 24mm x 16mm

Notes: Rectangular two piece construction. Textile belt fragment survives. Strap end has a singular piercing with the rivet intact. Belt fragment remains unidentified at this stage but will undergo further testing.
Strap end
with trilobe terminus

Object
: Strap end
Culture: Medieval. 14th century
Country/Area of Origin: UK
Material: Composite
Size: 40mm x 15mm

Notes: strap end is cast, and terminated with a collar and tri-lobe. The body of the strap terminates in a double concave with small, central V shape. It has two rivets which are present and in tact with a small amount of possible leather strap around the posts.
Strap end
with acorn terminus (central spacer shown)

Object
: Strap end
Culture: Medieval. 14th century
Country/Area of Origin: UK
Material:
Size: 35mm x 8mm

Notes: 2 rivets remain. 3 piece construction with central spacer shown, 2nd outer plate is missing.
Similar to PAS SUSS-CFC0B8. The projecting terminal end of the spacer is decorated with a flattened pointed oval and a small projecting collar at its base, near to the curved ends of the attached plates. Similar to London strap ends dating from 1270-1450; Similar to Item 676 MoL Dress Accessories. Egan & Pritchard.
Strap end
with acorn and textile fragment

Object
: Strap end
Culture: Medieval. 14th century
Country/Area of Origin: UK
Material:
Size: 35mm x 7mm

Notes: Acorn terminus. Textile belt fragment remains. 3 piece construction with two plates riveted to the terminus. 2 rivets remain. Similar to PAS SUSS-CFC0B8. The projecting terminal end of the spacer is decorated with a flattened pointed oval and a small projecting collar at its base, near to the curved ends of the attached plates. At the open flat end, a fragment of buff coloured textile is still held in place.
Similar to ; Item 676 MoL Dress Accessories. Egan & Pritchard.
Strap end
with diamond terminus

Object
: Strap end
Culture: Medieval. 14th century.
Country/Area of Origin: England
Material:
Size: 35mm x 18mm

Notes: Folded construction with diamond-shaped terminus. Piercing with rivet remains. Two faint /diagonal wrigglework lines cross the upper plate. Similar to London finds, MoL Dress Accessories Pritchard & Egan.
Strap end
with decorated knop

Object
: Strap end
Culture: Medieval. 14th century.
Country/Area of Origin: England
Material: Copper alloy
Size: 40mm x 11mm

Notes: Decorated rectangular knop with radiating grooves. Folded construction with 2 piercings with rivets intact.
Similar to Item 703, Billingsgate Lorry park, MoL Dress Accessories. Egan & Pritchard.
Strap end
with decorated knop

Object
: Strap end
Culture: Medieval. 14th century
Country/Area of Origin: England
Material:
Size: 45mm x 8mm

Notes:
Decorated rectangular knop with 4 radiating grooves. Folded construction with 2 piercings with rivets intact. Identical to Item 703, Billingsgate Lorry park, MoL Dress Accessories. Egan & Pritchard.

Strap end
with acorn knop

Object
: Strap end
Culture: Medieval. 14th - 15th century
Country/Area of Origin: England
Material:
Size: 50mm x 10mm

Notes:
Acorn knop. 3 piece construction with central spacer. 3 piercings with 2 rivets remaining. Similar to PAS SUSS-CFC0B8. The projecting terminal end of the spacer is decorated with a flattened pointed oval. Similar to Item 676, Baynard House, London. MoL Dress Accessories. Egan & Pritchard.

Strap end
with acorn terminus


Object
:
Strap end
Culture:
Medieval, 14th century
Country/Area of Origin: Kent, England, UK
Material:
Size:
50mm length x 12mm width at widest point
Weight: 3.78 grams

Notes: Front plate and central spacer are complete and in tact. Back plate is missing. Central spacer terminates in an acron shape
and has a small projecting collar at its base collar where it meets the body of the spacer. Two rivets remain.
Strap end central spacer
with crown knop

Object
: Strap end
Culture: Medieval. circa 14th century
Country/Area of Origin: England
Material: Composite
Size: 25mm x 6mm

Notes: Projecting pint of the piece is decorated with a crown terminus. No rivets or holes. Unclear how this attached. Similar to centre piece of other 3 piece strap ends.
Strap end
with 4 bands

Object
: Strap end
Culture: Medieval. circa 14th century
Country/Area of Origin: England
Material:
Size: 37mm x 8mm

Notes: Elongated knop with decorated terminus with 4 bands. 3 piece construction with piercings on both top and bottom plate for a rivet which is not present..

Strap End with
acorn terminus and leather fragment

Object: Strap end
Culture: Medieval. 14th - 15th century
Country/Area of Origin: England
Material:
Size: 40mm x 10mm

Notes:
Acorn terminus. 3 piece construction with two plates riveted to the terminus. 2 rivets remain. Similar to PAS SUSS-CFC0B8. The projecting terminal end of the spacer is decorated with a flattened pointed oval and a small projecting collar at its base, near to the curved ends of the attached plates. Similar to Item 676 Billingsgate lorry park. MoL Dress Accessories. Egan & Pritchard. Large leather strap fragment survives.

Strap end
with round knop

Object
: Strap end
Culture: Medieval. 14th - 15th century
Country/Area of Origin: England
Material:
Size: 30mm x 15mm

Notes: 3 piece construction with forked spacer and round knop. 2 rivets remain.
Similar to Item 664, Billingsgate Lorry park, MoL Dress Accessories. Egan & Pritchard.
Strap end
with pointed terminus and belt fragment

Object
: Strap end
Culture: Medieval. 14th- 15th century
Country/Area of Origin: UK
Material:
Size: 28mm x 13mm

Notes: 3 piece construction with central forked spacer terminating in a pointed knop. The strap end is completely undecorated. There are 2 piercings and the 2 rivets remain. Leather or textile fragment survives.
Strap end
with knop

Object
: Strap end
Culture: Medieval
Country/Area of Origin: UK
Material:
Size: 40mm x 16mm

Notes: Tagged GF4.
3 piece construction with forked spacer and round knop. Curved apeture. 3 Piercings on both top and bottom plates with 2 rivets remaining. Top plate has vertical groove at the central piercing. Almost identical to Item 664, Billingsgate Lorry park, MoL Dress Accessories. Egan & Pritchard.
Strap End
with acorn knop and silver gilding

Object
: Strap end
Culture: Medieval
Country/Area of Origin: UK
Material: silver or tin gild
Size: 22mm x 10mm

Notes: 3 piece construction with sheet spacer which occupies the whole width.
Concave apeture, 3 piercings on both top and bottom plate. Acorn terminus. Traces of silver gilding or tinning remain. 2 rivets for the strap partially remain. Rivet for the spacer remains. Similar to Item 699, Billingsgate Lorry park, MoL Dress Accessories. Egan & Pritchard.
Strap end
with knop terminus and leather fragment

Object: Strap end
Culture: Medieval
Country/Area of Origin: UK
Material:
Size: 22mm x 15mm

Notes:
3 piece construction with central forked spacer terminating in a pointed knop. The strap end is completely undecorated. There are 2 piercings and the 2 rivets remain. Leather fragment survives.
Strap end
with knop terminus and belt fragment

Object
: Strap end
Culture: Medieval. 14th - 15th century
Country/Area of Origin: UK
Material:
Size: 31mm x 13mm

Notes: 2 piece construction with no central spacer terminating in a pointed knop. The strap end is completely undecorated. There are 2 piercings and the 2 rivets remain. Belt fragment survives, possibly textile.
Strap end
with woven textile fragment

Object
: Strap end
Culture: Medieval. 14th century.
Country/Area of Origin: England
Material:
Size: 32mm x 15mm
Weight:

Notes:
2 piece construction with no spacer. 5 piercings on both top and bottom plates with 4 rivets remaining. The attchment has a concave shape. Top plate has vertical groove at the central piercing. Similar to Item 664, Billingsgate Lorry park, MoL Dress Accessories. Egan & Pritchard with the addition od extra piercings and rivets. Extremely fragile woven textile fragment survives, possibly silk.
Strap end
with knop terminus


Object
:
Strap end
Culture:
Medieval, 14th - 15th century
Country/Area of Origin: Kent, England, UK
Material:
Size:
26mm x 12mm
Weight: 2.38g

Notes:
2 piece construction without central forked spacer terminating in a rounded knop. The strap end is completely undecorated and is straight where it attaches. There are 2 piercings and the 2 rivets remain.
Strap end
with knop terminus


Object
:
Strap end
Culture:
Medieval. 14th - 15th century
Country/Area of Origin: Kent, England, UK
Material:
Size:
22mm x 10mm
Weight: 2.07g

Notes:
2 piece construction without central forked spacer terminating in a pointed knop. The strap end is completely undecorated and is straight where it attaches the belt. There is a single piercing and the rivet remains unbroken.
Strap end
with knop terminus


Object
:
Strap end
Culture:
Medieval, 14th - 15th century
Country/Area of Origin: Kent, England, UK
Material:
Size:
30mm x 10mm
Weight: 2.7g

Notes: The strap end is bent at the middle. One rivet remains intact. There are no further peircings for rivets and no central spacer. The plates are plain and undecorated terminating with a small point.
Strap end
with shield shaped knop

Object
: Strap end
Culture: Medieval
Country/Area of Origin: UK
Material:
Size: 44mm x 11mm

Notes: Two piece construction with two piercings, both with rivets remaining. Criss crossed wrigglework on the front face and two small incisions on the shoulders of both plates. Large shield shaped knop with trefoil terminal.

Strap end
with decorative terminus and textile fragment

Object: Strap end
Culture: Medieval
Country/Area of Origin: UK
Material:
Size: 50mm x 10mm

Notes: 3 piece construction with central spacer. Decorated knop terminating in a circular know and point. 2 piercings on both plates, with both rivets remaining. A small textile fragment remains around the lower rivet.

Strap end
with trefoil terminal

Object
: Strap end
Culture: Medieval
Country/Area of Origin: UK
Material:
Size: 40mm x 13mm

Notes: Single plate, probably one piece of a three piece strap end with forked spacer. 3 lines of criss crossed wrigglework on the front plate tapering towards a small trefoil terminus. Two piercings with 1 rivet remaining.
Strap end
with large trefoil terminus and wrigglework

Object
: Strap end
Culture: Medieval
Country/Area of Origin: UK
Material: Copper alloy?
Size: 50mm x 14mm

Notes: 3 piece construction with 2 plates and forked spacer. 2 piercings through both plates with 2 rivets remaining. 4 lines of criss crossed wrigglework. The reverse is plain and undecorated. Similar to PAS WMID-E7E1C9.
Strap end
with belt fragment

Object
: Strap end
Culture: Medieval. circa AD 1350-1400
Country/Area of Origin: UK
Material:
Size: 30mm x 7mm

Notes: 2 piece plate construction with no spacer. Plate tapers towards the tip and terminated in a V shape.2 piercings on the top plate and 1 on the bottom plate. 2 rivets remain. Belt fragment, possible textile, remains around the lower rivet.
Strap end
with silver or tinning

Object
: Strap end
Culture: Medieval. 14th - 15th century
Country/Area of Origin: UK
Material:
Size:
32mm x 11mm

Notes: 3 piece construction, with central spacer occupying the entire width. Concave attachment edge. Strap end tapers towards the tip with a slight knop. 3 piercings with 2 rivets remaining.
Small traces of tinning or silver plating remains in some places.
Strap end
with silver or tinning

Object
: Strap end
Culture: Medieval
Country/Area of Origin: UK
Material:
Size: 40mm x 19mm

Notes: 2 piece construction with no central spacer. Decorative groove running parallel to both edges on both front and back plates. Small traces of tinning or gilding remain.
Strap End
with zig zag and belt fragment

Object
: Strap end
Culture: Medieval. circa 14th century
Country/Area of Origin: UK
Material:
Size: 54mm x 12mm

Notes: 3 piece construction with central spacer occupying the entire width. 4 piercings both top and bottom Rivets intact. 2 rows of zig zag etching flanked by grooved lines.
Large belt fragment, possibly leather, survives.
Strap end
with textile fragment

Object
: Strap end
Culture: Medieval. 14th - 15th century
Country/Area of Origin: UK
Material:
Size: 25mm x 7mm

Notes: 3 piece construction with central spacer tapering to a pointed terminus. 1 piercing with rivet intact. Textile strap fragment survives.
Strap end
with curved apeture

Object
: Strap end
Culture: Medieval. 14th century
Country/Area of Origin: UK
Material:
Size: 30mm x 9mm

Notes: 3 piece construction with central spacer and concave apeture. 1 piercing and 1 rivet remains. Plate is undecorated.
Similar to Item 659 MoL Dress Accessories, Egan & Pritchard.

Strap end
undecorated

Object: Strap end
Culture: Medieval
Country/Area of Origin: UK
Material:
Size: 25mm x 7mm

Notes: One piece folded construction tapering to the folded end with 2 small marks at the strap end. 2 piercings with no rivet remaining. Identical to Item 598, MoL Dress Accessories, Pritchard & Egan.

Strap end
undecorated

Object: Strap end
Culture: Medieval
Country/Area of Origin: UK
Material:
Size: 17mm x 11mm

Notes: Possibly originally folded construction which has broken into 2 pieces. 1 piercing top and bottom with 1 rivet remaining which joins them. Undecorated, poor condition.

Strap end
undecorated

Object: Strap end
Culture: Medieval. 14th century
Country/Area of Origin: UK.
Material:
Size: 30mm x 14mm

Notes: Folded construction.
1 piercing top and bottom with 1 rivet remaining which joins them. Undecorated, poor condition. Similar to Item 598, MoL Dress Accessories, Pritchard & Egan.

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