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ID: 1031173
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 53 44 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 53.7333  decimal degrees
Long: 000 02 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 0.0333  decimal degrees

Note: On the East Yorkshire coast, 16 miles E of Kingston-upon-Hull. Coastal erosion continues to be a serious problem here.

Names:
Withernsea (preferred,C,V,English,U)
Withernsea (British English-P,U,N)
Widfornessei (H,V)  ............ recorded in 1086
Witfornes (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 East Riding of Yorkshire (unitary authority)  ................  East Riding of Yorkshire (unitary authority) (P)
Hierarchy of Withernsea (inhabited place)  ....................  Withernsea (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)
town (C)
coastal settlement (C)
resort center (H)

Sources and Contributors:
Widfornessei..........  [VP]
.......................  Domesday Book (1985) 309
Witfornes..........  [VP]
....................  Domesday Book (1985) 309
Withernsea..........  [VP Preferred]
.......................  Gazetteer of Great Britain (1999) 777
.......................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.......................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 216
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Domesday Book (1985) 309
..................  Gazetteer of Great Britain (1999) 777
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2611928
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 216
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Domesday Book (1985) 304

 

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