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ID: 7025538
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 50 52 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 50.8667  decimal degrees
Long: 003 13 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -3.2167  decimal degrees

Note: The gatehouse of Dunkeswell Abbey, founded in 1201, remains; the church has documents from the abbey and a Norman font with a carving of an elephant.

Names:
Dunkeswell (preferred,C,V,English,U)
Doducheswelle (H,V,Old English,U,N)  ............ recorded in the Domesday Book in 1086
Duduceswilla (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 Dunkeswell (inhabited place)  ....................  Dunkeswell (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)

Sources and Contributors:
Doducheswelle..........  [VP]
..........................  Domesday Book (1985) 80
Duduceswilla..........  [VP]
.......................  Domesday Book (1985) 80
Dunkeswell..........  [VP Preferred]
.......................  Domesday Book (1985) 80
.......................  Gazetteer of Great Britain (1999) 236
.......................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Domesday Book (1985) 80
..................  Gazetteer of Great Britain (1999) 236
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2594898
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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