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ID: 7017534
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 55 41 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 55.6833  decimal degrees
Long: 001 48 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -1.8000  decimal degrees

Note: Monastery was established here by St. Aidan in 7th cen.; was first seat of Celtic Christianity in England; famous Lindisfarne Gospel manuscripts were produced here in 7th cen.; monastery was abandoned in 875, then re-founded in 1082.

Names:
Lindisfarne (preferred,C,V)

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 Northumberland (county)  ................  Northumberland (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Holy Island (peninsula)  ....................  Holy Island (peninsula) (P)
Hierarchy of Lindisfarne (inhabited place)  ........................  Lindisfarne (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  village grew up around the monastery
village (C)
tourist center (C)
monastic center (H)  ............  from 635 until end of 16th cen.

Sources and Contributors:
Lindisfarne..........  [GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VI, 20
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Subject: .....  [GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VI, 20
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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