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ID: 1028466
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 51 46 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 51.7667  decimal degrees
Long: 000 35 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -0.5833  decimal degrees

Note: Market town; ruins of the 11th-cen. castle where Edgar Atheling submitted to William I are here; the High Street is on the line of the Roman Akeman Street.

Names:
Berkhamsted (preferred,C,V)
Berchamstede (H,V)  ............ recorded in 1086
Berchehamstede (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 Hertfordshire (county)  ................  Hertfordshire (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Berkhamsted (inhabited place)  ....................  Berkhamsted (inhabited place) (P)

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

Sources and Contributors:
Berchamstede..........  [VP]
.......................  Domesday Book (1985) 136
Berchehamstede..........  [VP]
.............................  Domesday Book (1985) 136
Berkhamsted..........  [VP Preferred]
.......................  Domesday Book (1985) 136
.......................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 26
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Domesday Book (1985) 136
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 26
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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