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ID: 1028370
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 50 47 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 50.7833  decimal degrees
Long: 002 59 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -2.9833  decimal degrees

Note: Small town famous for carpet making; Aethelstan founded a college here in the 10th century; the ruins of Newnham Abbey, founded in the 13th century by Reginald de Mohun, are nearby.

Names:
Axminster (preferred,C,V,English,U)
Alsemenistra (H,V,Early Modern English,U,N)  ............ recorded in the Domesday Book in 1086
Alseministra (H,V,Early Modern English,U,N)  ............ recorded in the Domesday Book in 1086
Alseminstre (H,V,Early Modern English,U,N)  ............ recorded in the Domesday Book in 1086
Axeministra (H,V)  ............ recorded in 1086
Axeministre (H,V)  ............ recorded in 1086

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 Devon (county)  ................  Devon (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Axminster (inhabited place)  ....................  Axminster (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)

Sources and Contributors:
Alsemenistra..........  [VP]
.......................  Domesday Book (1985) 76
Alseministra..........  [VP]
.......................  Domesday Book (1985) 76
Alseminstre..........  [VP]
.......................  Domesday Book (1985) 76
Axeministra..........  [VP]
.......................  Domesday Book (1985) 76
Axeministre..........  [VP]
.......................  Domesday Book (1985) 76
Axminster..........  [VP Preferred]
....................  Domesday Book (1985) 76
....................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
....................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 18
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Domesday Book (1985) 76
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2588866
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 18
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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