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ID: 4002079
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 51 36 36 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 51.6100  decimal degrees
Long: 002 46 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -2.7667  decimal degrees

Note: On the site of one of South Wales' most important Roman towns; parts of the original walls still stand today.

Names:
Caerwent (preferred,C,V,English,U)
Caroen (H,V)  ............ recorded in the Domesday Book in 1086
Venta Silurum (H,O)  ............ Roman name

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 Wales (country)  ............  Wales (country) (P)
Hierarchy of Monmouthshire (unitary authority)  ................  Monmouthshire (unitary authority) (P)
Hierarchy of Caerwent (inhabited place)  ....................  Caerwent (inhabited place) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Roman Empire (former nation/state/empire)  ....  Roman Empire (former nation/state/empire) (P,H)
Hierarchy of Britannia (province)  ........  Britannia (province) (P)
Hierarchy of Caerwent (inhabited place)  ............  Caerwent (inhabited place) (P,H)

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

Sources and Contributors:
Caerwent..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.................  Baedekers: Great Britain (1966) II
.................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
.................  Domesday Book (1985) 115
.................  Gazetteer of Great Britain (1987) 128
.................  Murray Handbook: Scotland (1894) xxxi
.................  Nagel's: Great Britain & Ireland (1974)
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Caroen..........  [VP]
.................  Domesday Book (1985) 115
Venta Silurum..........  [VP]
..........................  Athena, Romano-British Sites [online] (2000) accessed 20 September 2004
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Athena, Romano-British Sites [online] (2000) accessed 20 September 2004
..................  Baedekers: Great Britain (1966) II
..................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
..................  Domesday Book (1985) 115
..................  Gazetteer of Great Britain (1987) 128
..................  Murray Handbook: Scotland (1894) xxxi
..................  Nagel's: Great Britain & Ireland (1974)
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2591512
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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