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ID: 7010541
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 53 37 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 53.6167  decimal degrees
Long: 002 09 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -2.1500  decimal degrees

Note: Located at junction of rivers Spodden & Roch; market center in Middle Ages & became important textile center in 18th & 19th cen.; birthplace of the cooperative movement, The Rochdale Society of Equitable Pioneers founded in 1844.

Names:
Rochdale (preferred,C,V,English,U)
Recedham (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 Greater Manchester (county)  ................  Greater Manchester (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Rochdale (borough)  ....................  Rochdale (borough) (P)
Hierarchy of Rochdale (inhabited place)  ........................  Rochdale (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  was a noted medieval center
city (C)
manufacturing center (C)
trade center (C)
market center (C)
regional capital (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Recedham..........  [VP]
.................  Domesday Book (1985) 156
Rochdale..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) X, 119
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
..................  Domesday Book (1985) 156
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) X, 119
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2606372
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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