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ID: 7010742
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 52 47 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 52.7833  decimal degrees
Long: 000 10 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -0.1667  decimal degrees

Note: Prosperous Georgian town near the Wash. It is surrounded by fertile reclaimed fenland and is the largest center for flower bulb-growing in the UK. In the Middle Ages there was a bitter rivalry between Spalding and Crowland, expressed in the opulent village churches which can still be seen today.

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

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

Sources and Contributors:
Spalding..........  [GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
.................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
Spallinge..........  [VP]
....................  Domesday Book (1985) 174
Subject: .....  [GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Domesday Book (1985) 174
..................  Gazetteer of Great Britain (1999) 665
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2608387
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Domesday Book (1985) 164

 

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