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ID: 1028730
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 53 29 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 53.4833  decimal degrees
Long: 000 19 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -0.3167  decimal degrees

Note: Town encircled by ancient Roman walls; mounds here may mark the site of King Egbert's victory over the Mercians in 829; the church has Saxon and Norman traces.

Names:
Caistor (preferred,C,V,English,U)
Castre (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 Lincolnshire (county)  ................  Lincolnshire (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Caistor (inhabited place)  ....................  Caistor (inhabited place) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Roman Empire (former nation/state/empire)  ....  Roman Empire (former nation/state/empire) (P,H)
Hierarchy of Britannia (province)  ........  Britannia (province) (P)
Hierarchy of Caistor (inhabited place)  ............  Caistor (inhabited place) (P,H)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)
town (C)
fortified settlement (H)
ancient site (H)

Sources and Contributors:
Caistor..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Domesday Book (1985) 169
.................  Gazetteer of Great Britain (1999) 127
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Castre..........  [VP]
.................  Domesday Book (1985) 169
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Domesday Book (1985) 169
..................  Gazetteer of Great Britain (1999) 127
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2591556
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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