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ID: 7011197
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 51 22 46 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 51.3794  decimal degrees
Long: 002 21 56 W  degrees minutes   Long: -2.3656  decimal degrees

Note: Famous for mineral springs discovered by Romans in the first century and revived in the 18th century; captured by Saxons 577; abbey was built in the 10th century; was important wool center by the 12th century; noted for Royal Cresent (1767-1775), Prior Park (1735-1743) by Robert Adam and for its Roman ruins.

Names:
Bath (preferred,C,V,English,U)
Æt Bathum (H,O)
Akemanceaster (H,O)
Aquae Solis (H,O)
Aquae Sulis (H,O)  ............ ancient
Aquœ Sulis (H,O)
Hat Bathur (H,O)

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 Bath and Northeast Somerset (unitary authority)  ................  Bath and Northeast Somerset (unitary authority) (P)
Hierarchy of Bath (inhabited place)  ....................  Bath (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 Bath (inhabited place)  ............  Bath (inhabited place) (P,H)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  founded as a spa town by Romans ca. 54
city (C)  ............  chartered in 1189
episcopal see (C)
resort center (C)
tourist center (C)
trade center (C)
regional capital (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Æt Bathum..........  [VP]
....................  Blue Guide: England (1980) 187
Akemanceaster..........  [VP]
..........................  Blue Guide: England (1980) 187
Aquae Solis..........  [GRLPSC, VP]
.......................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 82
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Aquae Sulis..........  [GRLPSC, VP]
.......................  GRI Photo Archive, Authority File (1998) 8368
.......................  Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites (1979) 4
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Aquœ Sulis..........  [VP]
.......................  Blue Guide: England (1980) 187
Bath..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
...........  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
...........  Blue Guide: England (1980) 186-194
...........  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 82-83
...........  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
...........  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) I, 957
...........  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
...........  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 23
...........  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Hat Bathur..........  [VP]
.......................  ARLIS/NA: Ancient Site Names (1995)
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  ARLIS/NA: Ancient Site Names (1995)
..................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
..................  Blue Guide: England (1980) 186-194; 187
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 82; I, 82-83
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) I, 957
..................  GRI Photo Archive, Authority File (1998) 8368
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2589418
..................  Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites (1979) 4
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 23
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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