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This iron box padlock has an external tubular bolt housing of sheet iron with traces of copper-based plating. It is decorated and strengthened with strips of iron. Found during excavations of the moat at Caerlaverock Castle, Dumfries and Galloway, 1955-1966.
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15th Century
117 x 80 x 30mm
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