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ID: 7025510
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 51 14 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 51.2333  decimal degrees
Long: 003 48 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -3.8000  decimal degrees

Note: Roman signal station on Old Barrow Hill; earthwork on Wind Hill, where a battle against the Danes was fought in 873.

Names:
Countisbury (preferred,C,V,English,U)
Contesberia (H,V,Old English,U,N)  ............ recorded in the Domesday Book in 1086
Contesberie (H,V,Old 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 Countisbury (inhabited place)  ....................  Countisbury (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)

Sources and Contributors:
Contesberia..........  [VP]
.......................  Domesday Book (1985) 80
Contesberie..........  [VP]
.......................  Domesday Book (1985) 80
Countisbury..........  [VP Preferred]
.......................  Domesday Book (1985) 80
.......................  Gazetteer of Great Britain (1999) 186
.......................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Domesday Book (1985) 80
..................  Gazetteer of Great Britain (1999) 186
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2593370
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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