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ID: 7026004
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 50 41 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 50.6833  decimal degrees
Long: 002 24 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -2.4000  decimal degrees

Note: 12th-16th-century church here is where the Dorset poet, William Barnes, preached his last sermon.

Names:
Whitcombe (preferred,C,V,English,U)
Widecoma (H,V,Old English,U,N)  ............ recorded in the Domesday Book in 1086
Widecome (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 Dorset (county)  ................  Dorset (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Whitcombe (inhabited place)  ....................  Whitcombe (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)

Sources and Contributors:
Whitcombe..........  [VP Preferred]
....................  Domesday Book (1985) 96
....................  Gazetteer of Great Britain (1999) 763
....................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Widecoma..........  [VP]
.................  Domesday Book (1985) 96
Widecome..........  [VP]
.................  Domesday Book (1985) 96
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Domesday Book (1985) 96
..................  Gazetteer of Great Britain (1999) 763
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2611547
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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