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ID: 7025434
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 50 42 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 50.7000  decimal degrees
Long: 003 08 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -3.1333  decimal degrees

Note: Belonged to Alfred in the 9th century and was given by Aethelstan to the Benedictine monks of Exeter in the 10th century; the church has a mostly Norman transept.

Names:
Branscombe (preferred,C,V,English,U)
Branchescoma (H,V,Early Modern English,U,N)  ............ recorded in the Domesday Book in 1086
Branchescome (H,V,Early Modern English,U,N)  ............ 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 Devon (county)  ................  Devon (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Branscombe (inhabited place)  ....................  Branscombe (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)

Sources and Contributors:
Branchescoma..........  [VP]
.......................  Domesday Book (1985) 77
Branchescome..........  [VP]
.......................  Domesday Book (1985) 77
Branscombe..........  [VP Preferred]
.......................  Domesday Book (1985) 77
.......................  Gazetteer of Great Britain (1999) 94
.......................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Domesday Book (1985) 77
..................  Gazetteer of Great Britain (1999) 94
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2590708
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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