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ID: 4012071
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Water Newton (inhabited place)  Water Newton (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 52 33 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 52.5500  decimal degrees
Long: 000 22 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -0.3667  decimal degrees

Note: There was a Roman town here. The Castor potteries were located outside of the town; they were in large-scale production in the later second century CE. Hoards of Christian plate as well as secular plate and coin have been found here. 17th-century Water Newton House is here.

Names:
Water Newton (preferred,C,V,English,U)
Durobrivae (H,V)  ............ Roman name
Newetone (H,V,Early Modern English-P,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 Cambridgeshire (county)  ................  Cambridgeshire (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Water Newton (inhabited place)  ....................  Water Newton (inhabited place) (P)

Additional Parents:
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 Huntingdonshire (former administrative division)  ................  Huntingdonshire (former administrative division) (P,H)
Hierarchy of Water Newton (inhabited place)  ....................  Water Newton (inhabited place)
 
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 Water Newton (inhabited place)  ............  Water Newton (inhabited place) (P,H)

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

Sources and Contributors:
Durobrivae..........  [VP]
.......................  Salway, Roman Britain (1991) 823
Newetone..........  [VP]
.................  Domesday Book (1985) 141
Water Newton..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.......................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
.......................  Domesday Book (1985) 141
.......................  Gazetteer of Great Britain (1987) 762
.......................  Gazetteer of Great Britain (1999) 746
.......................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
..................  Domesday Book (1985) 141
..................  Gazetteer of Great Britain (1987) 762
..................  Gazetteer of Great Britain (1999) 746
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2610986
..................  Salway, Roman Britain (1991) 823
..................  Wacher, Roman Britain (1998) 86
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Salway, Roman Britain (1991) 718, 726
..........  Wacher, Roman Britain (1998) 86

 

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