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ID: 7011869
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Saffron Walden (inhabited place)  Saffron Walden (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 52 01 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 52.0167  decimal degrees
Long: 000 15 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 0.2500  decimal degrees

Note: Specialized in growing saffron in the Middle Ages; Audley End, a great example of 17th-cen. architecture, was built on the ruins of a monastery founded by the Mandeville family.

Names:
Saffron Walden (preferred,C,V,English,U)
Waledana (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 Essex (county)  ................  Essex (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Saffron Walden (inhabited place)  ....................  Saffron Walden (inhabited place) (P)

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

Sources and Contributors:
Saffron Walden..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.............................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
.............................  Domesday Book (1985) 104
.............................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.............................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 169
Waledana..........  [VP]
.................  Domesday Book (1985) 104
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
..................  Domesday Book (1985) 104
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2606767
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 169
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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