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ID: 7010049
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Stockton-on-Tees (inhabited place)  Stockton-on-Tees (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 54 35 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 54.5833  decimal degrees
Long: 001 25 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -1.4167  decimal degrees

Note: Located on L bank of River Tees; grew as market town around manor house of Bishops of Durham; modernization began with construction of stone bridge across Tees in 1769 & Stockton-Darlington railway in 1825; industries include ironworks & chemical plants.

Names:
Stockton-on-Tees (preferred,C,V,English,U)
Stockton (NA,V,English,U)

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 Stockton on Tees (unitary authority)  ................  Stockton on Tees (unitary authority) (P)
Hierarchy of Stockton-on-Tees (inhabited place)  ....................  Stockton-on-Tees (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  chartered in 1310
city (C)
industrial center (C)
port (C)
administrative center (C)  ............  administrative headquarters of the unitary authority since 1996
regional capital (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Stockton..........  [VP]
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Stockton-on-Tees..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.............................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
.............................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XI, 279
.............................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.............................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 189
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XI, 279
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2608776
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 189
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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