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ID: 7010630
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 53 15 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 53.2500  decimal degrees
Long: 002 07 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -2.1167  decimal degrees

Note: Located on River Bollin 17 miles south of Manchester; 13th-century St. Michael's church sit at top of 108 steep steps; economy based on silk, cork, shoe, and electrical appliance manufacturing.

Names:
Macclesfield (preferred,C,V,English,U)
Maclesfeld (H,V,Old English-P,U,N)  ............ 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 Cheshire (county)  ................  Cheshire (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Macclesfield (inhabited place)  ....................  Macclesfield (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)
town (C)
manufacturing center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Macclesfield..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.......................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
.......................  Domesday Book (1985) 51
.......................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.......................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 117
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 701
Maclesfeld..........  [VP]
.......................  Domesday Book (1985) 53
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
..................  Domesday Book (1985) 51; 53
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2602369
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 117
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 701
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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