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ID: 7010540
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 53 36 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 53.6000  decimal degrees
Long: 002 18 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -2.3000  decimal degrees

Note: Bisected by River Irwell; once site of an Anglo-Saxon stronghold; woolen & cotton industry, established in 14th cen., expanded in 19th cen.; other industries include papermaking, machinery & metalwork; famous for its black pudding.

Names:
Bury (preferred,C,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 Greater Manchester (county)  ................  Greater Manchester (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Bury (borough)  ....................  Bury (borough) (P)
Hierarchy of Bury (inhabited place)  ........................  Bury (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  was an Anglo-Saxon center
town (C)
industrial center (C)
manufacturing center (C)
administrative center (C)  ............  administrative headquarters of the metropolitan borough
regional capital (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Bury..........  [VP Preferred]
...........  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) II, 671
...........  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
...........  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 36
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) II, 671
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2591412
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 36
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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