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ID: 1028283
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Alford (inhabited place)  Alford (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 53 15 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 53.2500  decimal degrees
Long: 000 11 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 0.1833  decimal degrees

Note: Small market town.

Names:
Alford (preferred,C,V,English,U)
Alforde (C,V)  ............ name recorded in 1086; probably from Old English "alder ford," thus meaning "old ford"

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of United Kingdom (nation)  ........  United Kingdom (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of England (country)  ............  England (country) (P)
Hierarchy of Lincolnshire (county)  ................  Lincolnshire (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Alford (inhabited place)  ....................  Alford (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)
town (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Alford..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Domesday Book (1985) 168
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 10
Alforde..........  [VP]
.................  Dictionary of British Place Names (1994) 12
.................  Domesday Book (1985) 168
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Dictionary of British Place Names (1994) 12
..................  Domesday Book (1985) 168
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2588079
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 10
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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