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ID: 7011737
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 51 26 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 51.4333  decimal degrees
Long: 000 31 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -0.5167  decimal degrees

Note: Residential community located on left bank of River Thames on the western edge of Greater London; said to have been named after the London Stone, which marked the western limit of London's jurisdiction over the Thames 1285-1857; site of many large reservoirs.

Names:
Staines (preferred,C,V,English,U)
Staines (British English-P,U,N)
Pontes (H,O)  ............ Roman
Stanes (H,V)  ............ recorded in the Domesday Book 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 Surrey (county)  ................  Surrey (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Staines (inhabited place)  ....................  Staines (inhabited place) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Roman Empire (former nation/state/empire)  ....  Roman Empire (former nation/state/empire) (P,H)
Hierarchy of Britannia (province)  ........  Britannia (province) (P)
Hierarchy of Staines (inhabited place)  ............  Staines (inhabited place)
 
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 Middlesex (former administrative division)  ................  Middlesex (former administrative division) (P)
Hierarchy of Staines (inhabited place)  ....................  Staines (inhabited place) (P)

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

Sources and Contributors:
Pontes..........  [VP]
.................  Romano-British Placenames [online] (1999) accessed 17 August 2004
Staines..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
.................  Blue Guide: London (1978) 288
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XI, 203
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 188
.................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
Stanes..........  [VP]
.................  Domesday Book (1985) 181
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
..................  Blue Guide: London (1978) 288
..................  Domesday Book (1985) 181
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XI, 203
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2608526
..................  Romano-British Placenames [online] (1999) accessed 17 August 2004
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 188
..................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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