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ID: 7011394
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 50 59 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 50.9833  decimal degrees
Long: 001 30 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -1.5000  decimal degrees

Note: Was site of abbey constructed in 10th-12th cen.; also noted for King John's Hunting Box, a 13th-cen. house; a 12th-cen. church is here.

Names:
Romsey (preferred,C,V,English,U)
Romeseye (H,V)  ............ used in 10th cen., meaning "Rum's island"
Romesy (H,V)  ............ recorded in 1086
Rumeseia (H,V)
Rumesig (H,V)

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 Hampshire (county)  ................  Hampshire (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Romsey (inhabited place)  ....................  Romsey (inhabited place) (P)

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

Sources and Contributors:
Romeseye..........  [VP]
.................  Oxford: English Place Names (1960) 392
Romesy..........  [VP]
.................  Domesday Book (1985) 125
.................  Oxford: English Place Names (1960) 392
Romsey..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
.................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1932) 580
.................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1977) 206-207
.................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
.................  Buildings: Hampshire (1967) 477
.................  Domesday Book (1985) 125
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Rumeseia..........  [VP]
.................  Oxford: English Place Names (1960) 392
Rumesig..........  [VP]
.................  Oxford: English Place Names (1960) 392
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1932) 580
..................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1977) 206-207
..................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
..................  Buildings: Hampshire (1967) 477
..................  Domesday Book (1985) 125
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2606455
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  Oxford: English Place Names (1960) 392
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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