retour The manorial residence
of Rubercy (Calvados)

Split hinge

second half of the 12th century

The split hinge, which is part of door or window frame, is in the form of an iron stud with a wide flange, the branches of which narrow, culminating in a point, so as to be fixed into masonry or woodwork.

Dimensions of the object
 L. 78 mm ; l. 23 mm

- Lorren C, Le Château de Rubercy (Calvados) : étude de la demeure principale (c. 1150-1204)  - Archéologie médiévale, VII, 1977, p. 109-178
- Lorren C, La demeure seigneuriale de Rubercy (milieu du XIIe - début du XIIIe s.)  - Château Gaillard, VIII, colloque de Bad-Muenstereifel, 30 août-4 sept. 1976. Caen : 1977, p. 185-192
- Lorren C, The castle of Rubercy (Calvados) c.1150-1204  - British archaeological reports, International series 121, 1981, p. 103-125

Musée de Normandie, Caen, Calvados
D 87 1 015,  Dépôt DRAC de Basse Normandie