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ID: 6006306
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Housesteads (deserted settlement)  Housesteads (deserted settlement)

Coordinates:
Lat: 55 01 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 55.0167  decimal degrees
Long: 002 20 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -2.3333  decimal degrees

Note: Fort founded by the Romans located on Hadrian's Wall, south of the curtain wall.

Names:
Housesteads (preferred,C,V)
Vercovicium (H,V)  ............ Roman name
Borcovicus (H,V)  ............ ancient

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 Northumberland (county)  ................  Northumberland (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Housesteads (deserted settlement)  ....................  Housesteads (deserted settlement) (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 Housesteads (deserted settlement)  ............  Housesteads (deserted settlement) (P,H)

Place Types:
deserted settlement (preferred, C)  ............  was a Roman fort on Hadrian's Wall
archaeological site (C)  ............  large vicus, gateway, temples and cemeteries have been excavated
inhabited place (H)
fort (H)

Sources and Contributors:
Borcovicus..........  [VP]
.......................  GRI Photo Archive, Authority File (1998) 11342
Housesteads..........  [VP Preferred]
.......................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1977) 125
.......................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (2000-2003) accessed 03/07/2001
.......................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 345
Vercovicium..........  [VP]
.......................  Athena, Romano-British Sites [online] (2000) accessed 20 September 2004
.......................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 359
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Athena, Romano-British Sites [online] (2000) accessed 20 September 2004
..................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1977) 125
..................  GRI Photo Archive, Authority File (1998) 11342
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (2000-2003) accessed 7 March 2001; accessed 03/07/2001
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 345; 359
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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