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Stirrups by Site

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18CVX314 Emerald Cove

This is an isolated surface find with no affiliated site - no date available.

Iron stirrup from 18CVX314.

18CV83 King’s Reach

c. 1689 - 1711

Barred oval platform (only) with a twisted center bar from 18CV83 - click image for more info.                                 Circular stirrup with a swiveling eye from 18CV83 - click image for more info.

7SG57 Avery's Rest

c. 1690s - 1720


Circular stirrup with a solid rectangular platform and a slightly flared rectangular eye from 7SG57 (Delaware) - click image for more info.

18CV91 Smith St. Leoanrd

c. 1711 - 1754

Stirrup top fragment with a rectangular eye flared at the top from 18CV91 - click image for more info.  Stirrup with a flared rectangular eye and an ovoid platform from 18CV91 - click image for more info.  Stirrup fragment with a rectangular eye flared at the top from 18CV91 - click image for more info.  Stirrup fragment with a rectangular platform. The odd angle of the remaining arm fragment suggests that the metal was pulled and broken by a plow - from 18CV91 - click image for more info.  Stirrup with a flared rectangular eye and a rectangular platform from 18CV91 - click image for more info.

18CV60 Angelica Knoll

c. 1650 - 1770

Stirrup with a shape that is wider and more curved at the top than the bottom, with a solid rectangular platform and an eye integrated into the relatively wide top for the strap - from 18CV60 - click image for more info.            Stirrup fragment with a solid rectangular platform - from 18CV60 - click image for more info.             Stirrup fragment with a solid rectangular platform - from 18CV60 - click image for more info.


18CH308 Two Friends

ca. 1740 - 1780

Upper portion of an ovoid stirrup with an eye integrated into the relatively wide top from 18CH308 - click image for more info.

18AN39 Saunders Point

c. 1700 - 1790s

Stirrup with a solid ovoid platform and an ovoid eye. The relatively small size is indicative of a stirrup for a child or a woman’s side saddle from 18AN39 - click on image for more info.


18CV151 Bowens Road II

ca. 1760 - 1830 

Barred oval stirrup platform with no center bar from 18CV151 - click image for more info.

18BA100 Howard-McHenry Mill

c. 1798 - 1880s

Side-saddle stirrup with full platform to support the foot. The platform was probably once covered in leather, with a leather toe cover. This style is known as a “slipper stirrup,” from 18BA100 - click image for more info.

18PR175 Oxon Hill / Addison Plantation

c. 1687 - 1895

Matching U-shaped swivel stirrups with barred platforms. Decorative lines have been filed into the metal (sketched). The outer bars of the grid-style platform have serrated tops for gripping boots and the center bar of the grid is twisted from 18PR175 - click image for more info.                          U-shaped stirrup with an open ovoid platform and a rectangular eye in the widened top from 18PR175 - click image for more info.


18AP52 Gott’s Court

c. 1720 - 1930

Ovoid stirrup with a solid oval platform and an eye integrated into the relatively wide top for the strap from 18AP52 - click image for more info.


18ST75 Notley Hall

c. 1720 - Present

Circular stirrup with a solid rectangular platform and flared rectangular eye from 18ST75 - click image for more info.

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Iron stirrup from 18CVX314 - click image to see more info. Barred oval platform (only) with a twisted center bar from 18CV83 - click image for more info. Circular stirrup with a swiveling eye from 18CV83 - click image for more info. Circular stirrup with a solid rectangular platform and a slightly flared rectangular eye from 7SG57 (Delaware) - click image for more info. Stirrup top fragment with a rectangular eye flared at the top from 18CV91 - click image for more info. Stirrup with a flared rectangular eye and an ovoid platform from 18CV91 - click image for more info. Stirrup fragment with a rectangular eye flared at the top from 18CV91 - click image for more info. Stirrup fragment with a rectangular platform. The odd angle of the remaining arm fragment suggests that the metal was pulled and broken by a plow - from 18CV91 - click image for more info. Stirrup with a flared rectangular eye and a rectangular platform from 18CV91 - click image for more info. Stirrup with a shape that is wider and more curved at the top than the bottom, with a solid rectangular platform and an eye integrated into the relatively wide top for the strap - from 18CV60 - click image for more info. Stirrup fragment with a solid rectangular platform - from 18CV60 - click image for more info. Stirrup fragment with a solid rectangular platform - from 18CV60 - click image for more info. Upper portion of an ovoid stirrup with an eye integrated into the relatively wide top from 18CH308 - click image for more info. Stirrup with a solid ovoid platform and an ovoid eye. The relatively small size is indicative of a stirrup for a child or a woman’s side saddle from 18AN39 - click on image for more info. Barred oval stirrup platform with no center bar from 18CV151 - click image for more info. Side-saddle stirrup with full platform to support the foot. The platform was probably once covered in leather, with a leather toe cover. This style is known as a “slipper stirrup,” from 18BA100 - click image for more info. Matching U-shaped swivel stirrups with barred platforms. Decorative lines have been filed into the metal (sketched). The outer bars of the grid-style platform have serrated tops for gripping boots and the center bar of the grid is twisted from 18PR175 - click image for more info. U-shaped stirrup with an open ovoid platform and a rectangular eye in the widened top from 18PR175 - click image for more info. Ovoid stirrup with a solid oval platform and an eye integrated into the relatively wide top for the strap from 18AP52 - click image for more info. Circular stirrup with a solid rectangular platform and flared rectangular eye from 18ST75 - click image for more info.