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ID: 7010949
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 52 46 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 52.7667  decimal degrees
Long: 001 12 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -1.2000  decimal degrees

Note: On the River Soar on Loughborough Canal; market center in 12th cen. & textile center in 13th cen.; lacemaking was thriving industry until machines were destroyed by Luddites in 1816; today's industries include bell founding, engineering & hoisery; its November Fair dates from the 13th cen.

Names:
Loughborough (preferred,C,V,English,U)
Locteburne (H,V)  ............ recorded in 1086
Lucteburne (H,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 Leicestershire (county)  ................  Leicestershire (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Loughborough (inhabited place)  ....................  Loughborough (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  was noted medieval center
town (C)
manufacturing center (C)
industrial center (C)
market center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Locteburne..........  [VP]
.......................  Domesday Book (1985) 161
Loughborough..........  [VP Preferred]
.......................  Domesday Book (1985) 161
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VII, 493
.......................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.......................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Lucteburne..........  [VP]
.......................  Domesday Book (1985) 161
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Domesday Book (1985) 161
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VII, 493
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2602067
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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