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ID: 7012005
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 52 38 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 52.6333  decimal degrees
Long: 001 18 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 1.3000  decimal degrees

Note: Located above River Wensum; sacked by Danes in 1004; center of wool trade in Middle Ages; suffered from Black Death in 1348; was one of country's largest cities in 17th-19th cen.; site of large shoe industry; noted for 11th-cen. Norwich Cathedral, founded in 1096 by the first bishop of Norwich. There is also a Norman castle here.

Names:
Norwich (preferred,C,V,English,U)
Norwich (British English-P,U,N)
Noruic (H,V)  ............ recorded in 1086
Norwic (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 Norfolk (county)  ................  Norfolk (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Norwich (inhabited place)  ....................  Norwich (inhabited place) (P)

Additional Parents:
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 East Anglia (general region)  ................  East Anglia (general region) (P,H)
Hierarchy of Norwich (inhabited place)  ....................  Norwich (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  occupied since Saxon times
city (C)
county seat (C)
manufacturing center (C)
industrial center (C)
episcopal see (C)  ............  since 1096
commercial center (C)
market center (C)
regional capital (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Noruic..........  [VP]
.................  Domesday Book (1985) 192
Norwic..........  [VP]
.................  Domesday Book (1985) 192
Norwich..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
.................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
.................  Blue Guide: England (1980) 460-461
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 674
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VIII, 801
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
..................  Blue Guide: England (1980) 460-461
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 674
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Domesday Book (1985) 192
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VIII, 801
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2604458
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Domesday Book (1985) 192

 

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