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ID: 7011210
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 51 04 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 51.0667  decimal degrees
Long: 001 47 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -1.7833  decimal degrees

Note: Located in the valley adjacent to the mound where Old Sarum was located; developed around new cathedral that was built here in 13th cen.; flourished as cloth & wool center; streets are laid out in gridiron pattern that retain city's medieval character.

Names:
Salisbury (preferred,C,V,English,U)
New Sarum (H,V,English,U)

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 Wiltshire (county)  ................  Wiltshire (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Salisbury (inhabited place)  ....................  Salisbury (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  town grew up around new cathedral that was founded in 1220
city (C)
county seat (C)
episcopal see (C)
market center (C)
tourist center (C)
industrial center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
New Sarum..........  [VP]
....................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
....................  Rand McNally Atlas (Reprinted 1994) I-122
Salisbury..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
....................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
....................  Blue Guide: England (1980) 145
....................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) X, 335
....................  New Catholic Encyclopedia (1967-1989) XII, 985-986
....................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
....................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 172
....................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 354
....................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
..................  Blue Guide: England (1980) 145
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) X, 335
..................  New Catholic Encyclopedia (1967-1989) XII, 985-986
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2606982
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (Reprinted 1994) I-122
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 172
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 354
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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