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ID: 7010874
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 52 12 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 52.2000  decimal degrees
Long: 000 07 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 0.1167  decimal degrees

Note: Located on the rivers Cam and Granta; site of prehistoric and Roman remains; oldest college is Peterhouse (founded 1284); was confirmed a university city by Pope John XXII in 1384; visited by Erasmus in 1510; site of Holy Sepulchre Church, famed for its circular plan; the Fitzwilliam Museum is here.

Names:
Cambridge (preferred,C,V,English,U)
Cantabrigia (H,V)
Cantebrigge (H,V)
Grantabridge (H,V)
Grantabrycge (H,V)
Grantebridge (H,V,Early Modern English,U,N)  ............ recorded in the Domesday Book in 1086
Grantebryege (H,V)
Grentebridge (H,V,Early Modern English,U,N)  ............ 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 Cambridgeshire (county)  ................  Cambridgeshire (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Cambridge (inhabited place)  ....................  Cambridge (inhabited place) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Roman Empire (former nation/state/empire)  ....  Roman Empire (former nation/state/empire) (P,H)
Hierarchy of Britannia (province)  ........  Britannia (province) (P)
Hierarchy of Cambridge (inhabited place)  ............  Cambridge (inhabited place) (P,H)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  excavations at nearby by Castle Hill & Market Hill suggest pre-Roman occupation
city (C)  ............  first chartered in 1207
county seat (C)
university center (C)  ............  since 13th cen.
cultural center (C)
regional capital (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Cambridge..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
....................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
....................  Blue Guide: England (1980) 486-497
....................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 147
....................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
....................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) II, 760
....................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
....................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 38
Cantabrigia..........  [VP]
.......................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 146
Cantebrigge..........  [VP]
.......................  Blue Guide: England (1980) 486
Grantabridge..........  [VP]
.......................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 146
Grantabrycge..........  [VP]
.......................  Blue Guide: England (1980) 486
Grantebridge..........  [VP]
.......................  Domesday Book (1985) 47
Grantebryege..........  [VP]
.......................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 146
Grentebridge..........  [VP]
.......................  Domesday Book (1985) 47
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
..................  Blue Guide: England (1980) 486; 486-497
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 146; I, 147
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Domesday Book (1985) 47
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) II, 760
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2591658
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 38
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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