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ID: 7010377
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 53 35 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 53.5833  decimal degrees
Long: 000 39 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -0.6500  decimal degrees

Note: Industrial town dominated by steel making; grew around local ironstone quarries in late 19th cen.; also includes clothing factories & shops that serve surrounding rural area.

Names:
Scunthorpe (preferred,C,V,English,U)
Escumetorp (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 North Lincolnshire (unitary authority)  ................  North Lincolnshire (unitary authority) (P)
Hierarchy of Scunthorpe (inhabited place)  ....................  Scunthorpe (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  developed around quarries in 19th cen.
town (C)
industrial center (C)
manufacturing center (C)
regional capital (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Escumetorp..........  [VP]
.......................  Domesday Book (1985) 174
Scunthorpe..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.......................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) X, 575
.......................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.......................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 178
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
..................  Domesday Book (1985) 174
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) X, 575
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2607324
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 178
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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