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ID: 1029160
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 51 09 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 51.1500  decimal degrees
Long: 001 07 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 1.1167  decimal degrees

Note: Large village with houses set around a market square; royal charter granted in 1251; 17th-cen. Abbot's Fireside was the temporary headquarters of the Duke of Wellington during the Napoleonic Wars.

Names:
Elham (preferred,C,V,English,U)
Alham (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 Kent (county)  ................  Kent (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Elham (inhabited place)  ....................  Elham (inhabited place) (P)

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

Sources and Contributors:
Alham..........  [VP]
..............  Domesday Book (1985) 147
Elham..........  [VP Preferred]
..............  Domesday Book (1985) 147
..............  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
..............  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 61
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Domesday Book (1985) 147
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2595492
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 61
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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