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ID: 7011886
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 51 57 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 51.9500  decimal degrees
Long: 000 16 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -0.2667  decimal degrees

Note: Market town; the Norman church here, the largest in Hertfordshire, contains Roman bricks; birthplace of the poet George Chapman (1559-1634) & the inventor Sir Henry Bessemer (1813-98).

Names:
Hitchin (preferred,C,V,English,U)
Hiz (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 Hitchin (inhabited place)  ....................  Hitchin (inhabited place) (P)

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

Sources and Contributors:
Hitchin..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
.................  Domesday Book (1985) 137
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Hiz..........  [VP]
...........  Domesday Book (1985) 137
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
..................  Domesday Book (1985) 137
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2598798
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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