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ID: 7012971
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of West Bromwich (inhabited place)  West Bromwich (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 52 31 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 52.5167  decimal degrees
Long: 002 00 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -2.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Located 5 miles NW of Birmingham; known for its coal mining & metal spring factories; site of a 13th-cen. moated manor house & 15th-cen. Oak House.

Names:
West Bromwich (preferred,C,V,English,U)

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 Midlands (county)  ................  West Midlands (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Sandwell (unitary authority)  ....................  Sandwell (unitary authority) (P)
Hierarchy of West Bromwich (inhabited place)  ........................  West Bromwich (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  was medieval center
town (C)
industrial center (C)
mining center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
West Bromwich..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
..........................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
..........................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XII, 590
..........................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
..........................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 214
..........................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1328
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XII, 590
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2611178
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 214
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1328
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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