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ID: 7011535
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 51 23 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 51.3833  decimal degrees
Long: 001 25 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 1.4167  decimal degrees

Note: Located on S end of Thames Estuary; Roman villa existed outside town; visted by Elector Frederick V (King of Bohemia) & Elizabeth Stuart after their marriage in 1613; became bathing resort in 18th cen. & was site of first bathing machines.

Names:
Margate (preferred,C,V,English,U)
Mergate (C,V)
Margate By The Sea (C,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 Thanet, Isle of (island)  ....................  Thanet, Isle of (island) (P)
Hierarchy of Margate (inhabited place)  ........................  Margate (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  Romans lived in the area; modern town greatly expanded in 18th cen.
town (C)
port (C)
resort center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Margate..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
.................  Blue Guide: England (1980) 60
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VII, 836
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Margate By The Sea..........  [VP]
...................................  ARLIS/NA: Ancient Site Names (1995)
Mergate..........  [VP]
.................  ARLIS/NA: Ancient Site Names (1995)
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  ARLIS/NA: Ancient Site Names (1995)
..................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
..................  Blue Guide: England (1980) 60
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VII, 836
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2602591
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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