Buckle of a winged lion

Photo: West Yorkshire Archaeology Advisory Service CC By SA2.0
Object type: Buckle
Period: Medieval
Primary material: Copper alloy
Date found: 01/10/2022
Location: Harrogate, North Yorkshire


A copper alloy buckle dating to about 1100 – 1300. The PAS record describes the design as “a winged lion or sphinx with serpent”. It is a Find of Note of County Importance.