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ID: 7011924
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 51 24 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 51.4000  decimal degrees
Long: 001 19 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -1.3167  decimal degrees

Note: Town was first Roman, then Saxon, then Norman; 2 Civil War battles were fought over the Norman castle; site of famous racecourse.

Names:
Newbury (preferred,C,V,English,U)
Ulvritone (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 West Berkshire (unitary authority)  ................  West Berkshire (unitary authority) (P)
Hierarchy of Newbury (inhabited place)  ....................  Newbury (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)
regional capital (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Newbury..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
.................  Buildings: Berkshire (1966)
.................  Domesday Book (1985) 37
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 138
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Ulvritone..........  [VP]
....................  Domesday Book (1985) 37
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
..................  Buildings: Berkshire (1966)
..................  Domesday Book (1985) 37
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2603950
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 138
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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