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ID: 7011880
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Kings Langley (inhabited place)  Kings Langley (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 51 42 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 51.7000  decimal degrees
Long: 000 27 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -0.4500  decimal degrees

Note: In a valley on the W bank of the River Gade; 1 mi W is the site of the former royal palace of Langley; beside it are remains of a Dominican friary, once the richest in the kingdom; farming & light manufacturing are main economies.

Names:
Kings Langley (preferred,C,V,English,U)
Langelei (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 Hertfordshire (county)  ................  Hertfordshire (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Kings Langley (inhabited place)  ....................  Kings Langley (inhabited place) (P)

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

Sources and Contributors:
Kings Langley..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
..........................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1970)
..........................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
..........................  Domesday Book (1985) 134
..........................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
..........................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 101
Langelei..........  [VP]
.................  Domesday Book (1985) 137
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1970)
..................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
..................  Domesday Book (1985) 134; 137
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2600168
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 101
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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