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ID: 7011876
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 51 48 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 51.8000  decimal degrees
Long: 000 04 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -0.0667  decimal degrees

Note: Situated on River Lea; site of the first national Synod of the Church in England in 673; burnt down by the Danes & rebuilt by E dward the Elder & the Normans; noted for 15th-cen. timbered houses & Georgian architecture.

Names:
Hertford (preferred,C,V,English,U)
Heorotford (H,V)
Heortford (H,V)  ............ used in 12th cen., meaning "stag ford"
Heorutford (H,V)
Hertforde (H,V)  ............ recorded in 1086
Herutford (H,V)

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 Hertfordshire (county)  ................  Hertfordshire (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Hertford (inhabited place)  ....................  Hertford (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  was an important early center
town (C)
county seat (C)
agricultural center (C)
industrial center (C)
regional capital (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Heorotford..........  [VP]
.......................  Oxford: English Place Names (1960) 236
Heortford..........  [VP]
....................  Oxford: English Place Names (1960) 236
Heorutford..........  [VP]
.......................  Oxford: English Place Names (1960) 236
Hertford..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
.................  Blue Guide: England (1980) 481
.................  Domesday Book (1985) 137
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) V, 890
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 83
Hertforde..........  [VP]
....................  Domesday Book (1985) 137
Herutford..........  [VP]
....................  Oxford: English Place Names (1960) 236
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
..................  Blue Guide: England (1980) 481
..................  Domesday Book (1985) 137
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) V, 890
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2598578
..................  Oxford: English Place Names (1960) 236
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 83
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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