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ID: 1028816
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 51 42 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 51.7000  decimal degrees
Long: 000 02 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -0.0333  decimal degrees

Note: Waltham Cross, one of the 'Eleanor' crosses erected by Edward I to mark the places where his wife's body rested on its way to London, is here; Cheshunt Great House was the home of Cardinal Wolsey.

Names:
Cheshunt (preferred,C,V,English,U)
Cestrehont (H,V)  ............ recorded in 1086
Cestrehunt (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 Cheshunt (inhabited place)  ....................  Cheshunt (inhabited place) (P)

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

Sources and Contributors:
Cestrehont..........  [VP]
.......................  Domesday Book (1985) 137
Cestrehunt..........  [VP]
.......................  Domesday Book (1985) 137
Cheshunt..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Domesday Book (1985) 137
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 44
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Domesday Book (1985) 137
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2592373
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 44
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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