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ID: 1031102
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 51 12 58 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 51.2160  decimal degrees
Long: 001 36 36 W  degrees minutes   Long: -1.6100  decimal degrees

Note: 12 mi N of Winchester; on the River Test; name comes from a white church built of local chalk that probably existed by 800 CE (it no longer exists); a silk mill on an island is 1 of 3 still running in England.

Names:
Whitchurch (preferred,C,V,English,U)
Witcerce (H,V)  ............ recorded in 1086
Witcere (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 Hampshire (county)  ................  Hampshire (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Whitchurch (inhabited place)  ....................  Whitchurch (inhabited place) (P)

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

Sources and Contributors:
Whitchurch..........  [VP Preferred]
.......................  Domesday Book (1985) 116
.......................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.......................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 215
Witcerce..........  [VP]
.................  Domesday Book (1985) 116
Witcere..........  [VP]
.................  Domesday Book (1985) 125
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Domesday Book (1985) 116; 125
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2611539; -2611538
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 215
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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