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ID: 7011557
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 51 04 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 51.0667  decimal degrees
Long: 001 05 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 1.0833  decimal degrees

Note: Old market town; on a broad bay of the English Channel, 4 mi W of Folkestone; one of the original Cinque Ports; now a resort area; in the district of Shepway; 11th-cen. parish church with a well-known crypt & ossuary.

Names:
Hythe (preferred,C,V,English,U)
Heda (H,V)  ............ recorded in 1086
Hedae (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 Hythe (inhabited place)  ....................  Hythe (inhabited place) (P)

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

Sources and Contributors:
Heda..........  [VP]
...........  Domesday Book (1985) 148
Hedae..........  [VP]
..............  Domesday Book (1985) 148
Hythe..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
..............  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
..............  Domesday Book (1985) 148
..............  Hythe, Kent website (2000) accessed 7/25/01
..............  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
..............  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 87
..............  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
..................  Domesday Book (1985) 148
..................  Hythe, Kent website (2000) accessed 7/25/01
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2599309
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 87
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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