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ID: 7011483
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 50 50 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 50.8333  decimal degrees
Long: 000 09 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -0.1500  decimal degrees

Note: Located on English Channel; first mentioned in Domesday Book of 1086; was important seaside resort by 18th cen.; King George IV restored town in Regency style. noted for John Nash's Indian-style Brighton Pavillion (1817); became a city with Hove in 2000.

Names:
Brighton (preferred,C,V,English,U)
Brighton and Hove (C,V)
Brighton & Hove (C,V)
Brightelmstone (H,V)
Brighthelmston (H,V)
Bristelmestune (H,V)
Brithelmeston (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 Brighton and Hove (unitary authority)  ................  Brighton and Hove (unitary authority) (P)
Hierarchy of Brighton (inhabited place)  ....................  Brighton (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  documented in 11th cen.
neighborhood (C)
resort center (C)
tourist center (C)
port (C)
cultural center (C)
town (H)

Sources and Contributors:
Brightelmstone..........  [VP]
.............................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 123
Brighthelmston..........  [VP]
.............................  Blue Guide: England (1980) 90
Brighton..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.................  Blue Guide: England (1980) 90
.................  Brighton & Hove web site (2001)
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 123
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) II, 518
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 34
Brighton and Hove..........  [VP]
................................  Brighton & Hove web site (2001)
Brighton & Hove..........  [VP]
.............................  Brighton & Hove web site (2001)
Bristelmestune..........  [VP]
.............................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 123
Brithelmeston..........  [VP]
..........................  Blue Guide: England (1980) 90
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Blue Guide: England (1980) 90
..................  Brighton & Hove web site (2001)
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 123
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) II, 518
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2590884
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 34
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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