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ID: 7026116
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Castle Hedingham (inhabited place)  Castle Hedingham (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 51 59 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 51.9833  decimal degrees
Long: 000 36 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 0.6000  decimal degrees

Note: Hedingham Castle of the de Veres family built on a hill in the late 11th century; the castle keep and a stone tower over 100 feet high still remain; de Veres family was prominent from the Middle Ages, not dying out until the 18th century; some people believe that Edward de Veres, 17th Earl, is the actual author of Shakespeare's works; much of the castle was dismantled by him in the 16th century to pay for his extravagances.

Names:
Castle Hedingham (preferred,C,V,English,U)
Haingheham (H,V,Early Modern English,U,N)  ............ recorded in the Domesday Book in 1086
Hedingham (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 Essex (county)  ................  Essex (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Castle Hedingham (inhabited place)  ....................  Castle Hedingham (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)
village (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Castle Hedingham..........  [VP Preferred]
.............................  Domesday Book (1985) 98
.............................  Gazetteer of Great Britain (1999) 140
.............................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Haingheham..........  [VP]
.......................  Domesday Book (1985) 98
Hedingham..........  [VP]
....................  Domesday Book (1985) 98
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Domesday Book (1985) 98
..................  Gazetteer of Great Britain (1999) 140
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2592022
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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