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ID: 1028449
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 52 55 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 52.9167  decimal degrees
Long: 001 13 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -1.2167  decimal degrees

Note: Residential town linked with Stapleford; developed in the 19th century to provide housing for coal and railway workers; industries include Beeston Canal, pharmaceutical, and telecommunication companies. Beeston was home to Jesse Boot, the founder of Boots the Chemist.

Names:
Beeston (preferred,C,V,English,U)
Beeston and Stapleford (C,V)
Bestune (H,V)  ............ recorded in the Domesday Book 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 Nottinghamshire (county)  ................  Nottinghamshire (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Beeston (inhabited place)  ....................  Beeston (inhabited place) (P)

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

Sources and Contributors:
Beeston..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 65
.................  Domesday Book (1985) 208
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) 2:46
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 24
Beeston and Stapleford..........  [VP]
.........................................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 129
Bestune..........  [VP]
.................  Domesday Book (1985) 208
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 65
..................  Domesday Book (1985) 208
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) 2:46
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2589577
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 24
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 129
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Domesday Book (1985) 208

 

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