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ID: 7010067
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 53 53 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 53.8833  decimal degrees
Long: 001 16 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -1.2667  decimal degrees

Note: Busy market town; connected with water transport system during the Industrial Revolution in the late 18th century. Stone for York and York Minster was quarried here. Tadcaster was an important center settled by Brigantes, Saxons, and Danes. The Roman town of Calcaria was 3.2 km to the north. Tadcaster was once considered within the boundaries of West Yorkshire.

Names:
Tadcaster (preferred,C,V,English,U)
Tatecastre (H,V)  ............ recorded in the Domesday Book 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 North Yorkshire (county)  ................  North Yorkshire (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Tadcaster (inhabited place)  ....................  Tadcaster (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)
town (C)
market center (C)
ancient site (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Tadcaster..........  [VP Preferred]
....................  Gazetteer of Great Britain (1999) 692
....................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
....................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 192
Tatecastre..........  [VP]
.......................  Domesday Book (1985) 321
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Domesday Book (1985) 321
..................  Gazetteer of Great Britain (1999) 692
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2609317
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 192
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Domesday Book (1985) 321

 

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