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ID: 7025652
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 50 53 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 50.8833  decimal degrees
Long: 004 06 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -4.1000  decimal degrees

Note: Birthplace of Walter de Merton (died 1277), founder of Merton College, Oxford.

Names:
Merton (preferred,C,V,English,U)
Mertona (H,V,Early Modern English,U,N)  ............ recorded in the Domesday Book in 1086
Mertone (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 Merton (inhabited place)  ....................  Merton (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)

Sources and Contributors:
Merton..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Domesday Book (1985) 84
.................  Gazetteer of Great Britain (1999) 491
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Mertona..........  [VP]
.................  Domesday Book (1985) 84
Mertone..........  [VP]
.................  Domesday Book (1985) 84
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Domesday Book (1985) 84
..................  Gazetteer of Great Britain (1999) 491
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2602932
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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