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ID: 7011583
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 51 17 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 51.2833  decimal degrees
Long: 000 33 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 0.5500  decimal degrees

Note: At the foot of the Downs; Boxley Abbey, founded 1146, was famous for its Rood of Grace on which Christ's figure miraculously moved; it was exposed as a mechanical fraud in 1539; the abbey's 13th-cen. tithe barn still stands.

Names:
Boxley (preferred,C,V,English,U)
Boseleu (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 Boxley (inhabited place)  ....................  Boxley (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)
village (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Boseleu..........  [VP]
.................  Domesday Book (1985) 146
Boxley..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
.................  Domesday Book (1985) 146
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 32
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
..................  Domesday Book (1985) 146
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2590554
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 32
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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