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ID: 7010739
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 52 40 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 52.6667  decimal degrees
Long: 000 09 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -0.1500  decimal degrees

Note: Famed for abbey founded here in 720 AD by King Aethelbald of Mercia; was destroyed by marauding Viking Danes & rebuilt; besieged by parliamentary troops during Civil War in 1643 & declined.

Names:
Crowland (preferred,C,V,English,U)
Croyland (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 Lincolnshire (county)  ................  Lincolnshire (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Crowland (inhabited place)  ....................  Crowland (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  founded as monastic center in 8th cen.
village (C)
monastic center (H)

Sources and Contributors:
Crowland..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 212
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Croyland..........  [BHA, VP]
.................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
..................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 212
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2593764
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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