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ID: 1028916
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 50 45 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 50.7500  decimal degrees
Long: 003 05 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -3.0833  decimal degrees

Note: Saxon settlement ca. 700; pieces of a Saxon cross were found in the church; during the reign of Henry VIII a group of Colyton men, the Feoffees, founded the grammar school and built the town hall.

Names:
Colyton (preferred,C,V,English,U)
Culitone (H,V,Early Modern English-P,U,N)  ............ 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 Devon (county)  ................  Devon (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Colyton (inhabited place)  ....................  Colyton (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)

Sources and Contributors:
Colyton..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Domesday Book (1985) 79
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-39
Culitone..........  [VP]
.................  Domesday Book (1985) 79
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Domesday Book (1985) 79
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2593096
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-39
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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