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ID: 7011407
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 50 55 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 50.9167  decimal degrees
Long: 000 47 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -0.7833  decimal degrees

Note: Located on coastal plain of English Channel; retains plan of original Roman town; was important wool center during Middle Ages; noted for 11th- and 17th-century cathedral, Early English style Bishop's Palace and octagonal Market Cross (1501).

Names:
Chichester (preferred,C,V)
Cisseceaster (H,O)
Regnum (H,O)
Noviomagus Regnensium (H,O)  ............ Roman
Noviomagvs Regnorum (H,O)  ............ Roman

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 West Sussex (county)  ................  West Sussex (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Chichester (inhabited place)  ....................  Chichester (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 Chichester (inhabited place)  ............  Chichester (inhabited place) (P,H)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  was a Roman center
city (C)
county seat (C)
agricultural center (C)
trade center (C)
manufacturing center (C)
episcopal see (C)  ............  since ca. 1072, when see of Selsey was transfered here
Romano-British (H)

Sources and Contributors:
Chichester..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
.......................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
.......................  Blue Guide: England (1980) 99-100
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) III, 198
.......................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Cisseceaster..........  [VP]
.......................  Blue Guide: England (1980) 98
Noviomagus Regnensium..........  [VP]
......................................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) III, 198
......................................  Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites (1979) 633
Noviomagvs Regnorum..........  [VP]
...................................  Romano-British Placenames [online] (1999) accessed 17 August 2004
Regnum..........  [VP]
.................  Blue Guide: England (1980) 98
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
..................  Blue Guide: England (1980) 98; 99-100
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) III, 198
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites (1979) 633
..................  Romano-British Placenames [online] (1999) accessed 17 August 2004
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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