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ID: 7010782
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Great Yarmouth (inhabited place)  Great Yarmouth (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 52 38 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 52.6333  decimal degrees
Long: 001 45 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 1.7500  decimal degrees

Note: A seaside resort and port located on the North Sea coast. The city grew along narrow streets called "rows." It was an important counting house and trade center during the 14th and 15th centuries. Industries include herring fishing, engineering, food processing, and brewing. It was heavily bombed during World War I. St. Nicholas' is the largest parish church in England.

Names:
Great Yarmouth (preferred,C,V,English,U)
Yarmouth (C,O,English,U)
Gernemutha (H,V)  ............ recorded in the Domesday Book in 1086
Gernemwa (H,V)  ............ recorded in the Domesday Book in 1086
Iernesmua (H,V)  ............ 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 Norfolk (county)  ................  Norfolk (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Great Yarmouth (inhabited place)  ....................  Great Yarmouth (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  settled during Saxon times
city (C)  ............  chartered in 1208
port (C)
industrial center (C)
trade center (C)
coastal settlement (C)
resort center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Gernemutha..........  [VP]
.......................  Domesday Book (1985) 196
Gernemwa..........  [VP]
.................  Domesday Book (1985) 196
Great Yarmouth..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.............................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
.............................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) 2:1034
.............................  Domesday Book (1985) 196
.............................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) 5:451
.............................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.............................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Iernesmua..........  [VP]
....................  Domesday Book (1985) 196
Yarmouth..........  [VP]
.................  Domesday Book (1985) 196
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-195
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) 2:1034
..................  Domesday Book (1985) 196
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) 5:451
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2597637
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-195
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Domesday Book (1985) 196

 

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