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ID: 1029117
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of East Dereham (inhabited place)  East Dereham (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 52 41 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 52.6833  decimal degrees
Long: 000 56 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 0.9333  decimal degrees

Note: Convent was founded here in 7th cen. AD; destroyed by the Danes; noted as home of poet William Cowper 1796-1800. Town is located on a tributary of the River Wensum. There is some industry here.

Names:
East Dereham (preferred,C,V,English,U)
East Dereham (British English-P,U,N)
Dereham (H,V,English,U)
Derham (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 Norfolk (county)  ................  Norfolk (county) (P)
Hierarchy of East Dereham (inhabited place)  ....................  East Dereham (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  was early Christian center
town (C)
monastic center (H)

Sources and Contributors:
Dereham..........  [VP]
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 263
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Derham..........  [VP]
.................  Domesday Book (1985) 188
East Dereham..........  [VP Preferred]
.......................  Domesday Book (1985) 188
.......................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.......................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 263
..................  Domesday Book (1985) 188
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2595141
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Domesday Book (1985) 188

 

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