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ID: 7010790
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Castle Acre (inhabited place)  Castle Acre (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 52 42 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 52.7000  decimal degrees
Long: 000 41 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 0.6833  decimal degrees

Note: Was once one village along with West Acre. The remains of William de Warenne's medieval castle are here; there is also a church with Norman features.

Names:
Castle Acre (preferred,C,V,English,U)
Accara (H,O)  ............ Recorded in Ancient Charters in 1121.
Acra (H,V)  ............ Recorded in Domesday Book.
Acre (H,V)  ............ recorded in 1086
Castelacr (H,O)  ............ Recorded in Close Rolls in 1235.
Sutacra (H,O)  ............ Recorded in The Book of Fees in 1242.

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 Castle Acre (inhabited place)  ....................  Castle Acre (inhabited place) (P)

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

Related geographic places:
related to ....  West Acre .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, Europe, United Kingdom, England, Norfolk county) [7028248]

Sources and Contributors:
Accara..........  [VP]
.................  Oxford: English Place Names (1960) 2
Acra..........  [VP]
...........  Domesday Book (1985) 186
...........  Oxford: English Place Names (1960) 2
Acre..........  [VP]
...........  Domesday Book (1985) 186
Castelacr..........  [VP]
....................  Oxford: English Place Names (1960) 2
Castle Acre..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.......................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
.......................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.......................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
.......................  Oxford: English Place Names (1960) 1
Sutacra..........  [VP]
.................  Oxford: English Place Names (1960) 2
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
..................  Domesday Book (1985) 186
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2591987
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  Oxford: English Place Names (1960) 1; 2
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Domesday Book (1985) 186

 

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