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ID: 7008044
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7008044

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Clwyd (former administrative division)  Clwyd (former administrative division)

Coordinates:
Lat: 53 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 53.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 003 20 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -3.3333  decimal degrees

Note: A former county in northeastern Wales, replaced by Denbighshire and Flintshire in 1996. The area straddles frontier between lowland of central England and the highlands of the country. It is noted for remains from Bronze Age, Iron Age forts, Roman roads, and for Norman castles at Flint, Rhuddlan, and Denbigh.

Names:
Clwyd (preferred,C,V)
CWD (C,V)  ............ abbreviation

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 Wales (country)  ............  Wales (country) (P)
Hierarchy of Clwyd (former administrative division)  ................  Clwyd (former administrative division) (P)

Place Types:
former administrative division (preferred, C)
industrial center (C)
county (H)  ............  1974-1996

Sources and Contributors:
Clwyd..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
..............  Blue Guide: Wales (1979)
..............  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) III, 405
..............  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 47
..............  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..............  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 273
CWD..........  [VP]
...........  Curious Fox: UK Counties and Shires [online] (2002). accessed 16 Dec 2002
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Blue Guide: Wales (1979)
..................  Curious Fox: UK Counties and Shires [online] (2002). accessed 16 Dec 2002
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) III, 405
..................  Oxford English Reference Dictionary (1996)
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 47
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 273
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Oxford English Reference Dictionary (1996)

 

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