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ID: 7011536
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 51 16 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 51.2667  decimal degrees
Long: 001 21 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 1.3500  decimal degrees

Note: S of the River Stour; an old Cinque Port; 1st mentioned when St. Wilfrid returned here from France in 661; landing place for one of the 1st Danish attacks on England in 850; sacked by the French in the 13th cen. & in 1457; its ships defeated the French during the reign of Henry III.

Names:
Sandwich (preferred,C,V,English,U)
Sandwic (H,V)  ............ recorded in 1086

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 Sandwich (inhabited place)  ....................  Sandwich (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)
town (C)
port (H)
borough (H)

Sources and Contributors:
Sandwic..........  [VP]
.................  Domesday Book (1985) 142
Sandwich..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
.................  Domesday Book (1985) 142
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 173
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
..................  Domesday Book (1985) 142
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2607105
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 173
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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