Iron Buckle (1988/225-9)

Iron buckle from Heath Wood, Ingleby, Derbyshire

An iron buckle found in Mound 6 at Heath Wood, Ingleby, Derbyshire. It is one of two iron buckles found in this burial mound together with a small number of bronze fragments and iron nails. This buckle features a strap slide secured between the backplate and two terminal rivets.

Object Type

Buckle

Date

circa 870 — 1000

Ascribed Culture

Original/Reproduction

Original

Material

Collection

Viking Objects

Current Location

Derby Museum and Art Gallery

Keywords

buckle, burial mound, cemetery, Derbyshire, Heath Wood, Ingleby, iron

Further information

You can see the original at Derby Museum and Art Gallery.

This object is related to Ingleby, Derbyshire.
Find out about Ingleby, Derbyshire.

Acknowledgements

(c) Derby Museums 2019

References

Richards, Julian D., et al. ‘Excavations at the Viking Barrow Cemetery at Heath Wood, Ingleby, Derbyshire.’ The Antiquaries Journal84, 2004, pp. 23-116