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ID: 7012006
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 52 58 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 52.9667  decimal degrees
Long: 001 10 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -1.1667  decimal degrees

Note: Located on the River Trent; occupied by Danes in the 9th century; English Civil War began here when Charles I raised standard in 1642; damaged by Cromwell's army in 1644 and in World War II; famous natives include authors Lord Byron and D. H. Lawrence, and legendary outlaw Robin Hood; noted for its lacemaking; its imposing castle, now a museum, is on a post-Conquest site.

Names:
Nottingham (preferred,C,V,English,U)
Nottigham (NA,V,English,U)
Snotingaham (H,V)
Snotingeham (H,V)  ............ recorded in the Domesday Book in 1086
Snotingham (H,V)  ............ recorded in the Domesday Book 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 Nottingham (unitary authority)  ................  Nottingham (unitary authority) (P)
Hierarchy of Nottingham (inhabited place)  ....................  Nottingham (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 Mercia (historical region)  ................  Mercia (historical region) (P,H)
Hierarchy of Nottingham (inhabited place)  ....................  Nottingham (inhabited place) (P,H)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  occupied by Anglo-Saxons in the 6th century
city (C)  ............  chartered in 1155
county seat (C)
industrial center (C)
administrative center (H)  ............  administrative headquarters of Nottinghamshire until 1998
regional capital (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Nottigham..........  [VP]
....................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Nottingham..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
.......................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
.......................  Blue Guide: England (1980) 409-412
.......................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) 2:675
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) 8:805
.......................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.......................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 142
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Snotingaham..........  [VP]
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VIII, 805
Snotingeham..........  [VP]
.......................  Domesday Book (1985) 211
Snotingham..........  [VP]
.......................  Domesday Book (1985) 211
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
..................  Blue Guide: England (1980) 409-412
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) 2:675
..................  Domesday Book (1985) 211
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) 8:805; VIII, 805
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2604469
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 142
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Domesday Book (1985) 211

 

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