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ID: 7011291
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 50 48 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 50.8000  decimal degrees
Long: 002 45 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -2.7500  decimal degrees

Note: Medieval market town; industries over the centuries included tanning, wool and sail-cloth, pottery, tiles, bricks, and clay pipes; growth has been slow due to its relatively isolated position and a number of devastating fires.

Names:
Beaminster (preferred,C,V,English,U)
Beiminstre (H,V,Early Modern English-P,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 Dorset (county)  ................  Dorset (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Beaminster (inhabited place)  ....................  Beaminster (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)
market center (H)

Sources and Contributors:
Beaminster..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.......................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
.......................  Domesday Book (1985) 89
.......................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.......................  Times Atlas of the World (1994)
Beiminstre..........  [VP]
.......................  Domesday Book (1985) 89
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
..................  Domesday Book (1985) 89
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2589491
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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