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ID: 1030274
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 50 26 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 50.4333  decimal degrees
Long: 003 34 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -3.5667  decimal degrees

Note: A Bronze Age and then Saxon settlement; the church is on a Bronze Age site and has Saxon foundations; Coverdale Tower was part of a palace of the Bishops of Exeter; the town was developed as a resort in the 19th cen.

Names:
Paignton (preferred,C,V,English,U)
Peintona (H,V)  ............ recorded in 1086
Peintone (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 Devon (county)  ................  Devon (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Torbay (unitary authority)  ....................  Torbay (unitary authority) (P)
Hierarchy of Paignton (inhabited place)  ........................  Paignton (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)
town (C)
Bronze Age (H)
Saxon (H)

Sources and Contributors:
Paignton..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Domesday Book (1985) 84
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 148
Peintona..........  [VP]
.................  Domesday Book (1985) 84
Peintone..........  [VP]
.................  Domesday Book (1985) 84
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Domesday Book (1985) 84
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2604959
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 148
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Archaeology Magazine [online] (2000-)

 

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