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ID: 7011516
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 51 19 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 51.3167  decimal degrees
Long: 000 54 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 0.9000  decimal degrees

Note: Developed as important Roman & Saxon center along major road, Walting Street; market town; was associate memeber of Cinque Ports; great Cluniac Abbey was founded here in 1147 by King Stephen; he & his queen are buried there; Richard Arden, a 16th-cen. mayor, was murdered here by his wife & her lover; an early domestic drama entitled 'Arden of Faversham' is based on the story.

Names:
Faversham (preferred,C,V,English,U)
Favreshant (H,V)  ............ recorded in 1086
Fefresham (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 Kent (county)  ................  Kent (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Faversham (inhabited place)  ....................  Faversham (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  was an ancient center
town (C)
port (C)
fishing community (C)  ............  specializing in oysters
manufacturing center (C)
monastic center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Faversham..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
....................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
....................  Domesday Book (1985) 147
....................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
....................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 65
....................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
Favreshant..........  [VP]
.......................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 290
.......................  Domesday Book (1985) 147
Fefresham..........  [VP]
....................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 290
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 290
..................  Domesday Book (1985) 147
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2595993
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 65
..................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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