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ID: 1136742
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 52 46 04 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 52.7670  decimal degrees
Long: 000 31 31 E  degrees minutes   Long: 0.5250  decimal degrees

Note: Near King's Lynn; not to be confused with another village of the same name also in Norfolk. Roydon is on the edge of Roydon Common and there is a duckpond here.

Names:
Roydon (preferred,C,V,British English-P,U,N)
Roydon King's Lynn (C,V)
Ridone (H,V)  ............ recorded in 1254
Reiduna (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 Roydon (inhabited place)  ....................  Roydon (inhabited place) (P)

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

Related geographic places:
distinguished from ....  Roydon .......... (inhabited place)
..................................  (World, Europe, United Kingdom, England, Norfolk county) [7028576]

Sources and Contributors:
Reiduna..........  [VP]
.................  Domesday Book (1985) 193
Ridone..........  [VP]
.................  Oxford Dictionary of English Place-Names (1998)
Roydon..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Gazetteer of Great Britain (1999) 622
.................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-147
Roydon King's Lynn..........  [VP]
...................................  Oxford Dictionary of English Place-Names (1998)
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Domesday Book (1985) 193
..................  Gazetteer of Great Britain (1999) 622
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-147
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Domesday Book (1985) 193

 

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