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ID: 7012026
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Newcastle upon Tyne (inhabited place)  Newcastle upon Tyne (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 54 59 17 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 54.9881  decimal degrees
Long: 001 37 10 W  degrees minutes   Long: -1.6194  decimal degrees

Note: Was station on Hadrian's Wall; was important fortress town in the 12th century and wool center in the 14th century; prospered in shipbuilding, ironworks, and banking by 1800; noted for 14th-century Church of St. Nicholas and 17th-century Guild Hall; has many fine universities.

Names:
Newcastle upon Tyne (preferred,C,V,English,U)
Newcastle (C,V,English,U)
Newcastle-upon-Tyne (C,V)
Newcastle-on-Tyne (NA,V,English,U)
Pons Aelii (H,O)
Pons Aelius (H,O)

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 Tyne and Wear (county)  ................  Tyne and Wear (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Newcastle upon Tyne (urban district)  ....................  Newcastle upon Tyne (urban district) (P)
Hierarchy of Newcastle upon Tyne (inhabited place)  ........................  Newcastle upon Tyne (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 Northumberland (county)  ................  Northumberland (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Newcastle upon Tyne (inhabited place)  ....................  Newcastle upon Tyne (inhabited place)
 
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Roman Empire (former nation/state/empire)  ....  Roman Empire (former nation/state/empire) (P,H)
Hierarchy of Britannia (province)  ........  Britannia (province) (P)
Hierarchy of Newcastle upon Tyne (inhabited place)  ............  Newcastle upon Tyne (inhabited place) (P,H)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  settled during Roman times
city (C)
commercial center (C)
county seat (C)
educational center (C)
episcopal see (C)  ............  since 1882
industrial center (C)
fortification (H)
fortress (H)
regional capital (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Newcastle..........  [GRLPSC, VP]
....................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
....................  Van Marle, Pittura Italiana (1932)
Newcastle-on-Tyne..........  [VP]
................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Newcastle upon Tyne..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
...................................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
...................................  Blue Guide: England (1980) 655-660
...................................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VIII, 655
...................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
...................................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 138
...................................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
Newcastle-upon-Tyne..........  [VP]
...................................  Athena, Romano-British Sites [online] (2000) accessed 6 February 2001
Pons Aelii..........  [VP]
.......................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 651
Pons Aelius..........  [VP]
.......................  Blue Guide: England (1980)
.......................  Perseus Digital Library (2000-) accessed 9 March 2001
.......................  Romano-British Placenames [online] (1999) accessed 17 August 2004
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Athena, Romano-British Sites [online] (2000) accessed 6 Februrary 2001; accessed 6 February 2001
..................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
..................  Blue Guide: England (1980) 655; 655-660
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 651
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VIII, 655
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2603966
..................  Perseus Digital Library (2000-) accessed 03/09/2001; accessed 9 March 2001
..................  Romano-British Placenames [online] (1999) accessed 17 August 2004
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 138
..................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
..................  Van Marle, Pittura Italiana (1932)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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