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ID: 7010729
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 52 59 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 52.9833  decimal degrees
Long: 000 24 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -0.4000  decimal degrees

Note: Located on the river Slea; economy based on agriculture & malting.

Names:
Sleaford (preferred,C,V,English,U)
Elsaforde (H,V)
Sliforde (H,V)
Slioford (H,V)  ............ used in 9th cen., meaning "ford over the river Slea (or Slia, ultimately meaning a 'slow, muddy trench')"
Sliowaford (H,V)

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 Lincolnshire (county)  ................  Lincolnshire (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Sleaford (inhabited place)  ....................  Sleaford (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  was a noted medieval center
town (C)
market center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Elsaforde..........  [VP]
....................  Oxford: English Place Names (1960) 426
Sleaford..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Sliforde..........  [VP]
.................  Oxford: English Place Names (1960) 426
Slioford..........  [VP]
.................  Oxford: English Place Names (1960) 426
Sliowaford..........  [VP]
.......................  Oxford: English Place Names (1960) 426
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2607991
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  Oxford: English Place Names (1960) 426
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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