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ID: 7010687
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 53 15 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 53.2500  decimal degrees
Long: 001 55 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -1.9167  decimal degrees

Note: It was the principal Roman center in the Peak District; it lay at an important juncture of Roman roads. The ancient name comes from the goddess Arnemetia who was associated with St. Anne's Well opposite the pump room. There was probably a Flavian fort at nearby Silverlands.

Names:
Buxton (preferred,C,V,English,U)
Aquae Arnemetiae (H,O)  ............ Roman

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 Derbyshire (county)  ................  Derbyshire (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Buxton (inhabited place)  ....................  Buxton (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 Buxton (inhabited place)  ............  Buxton (inhabited place) (P,H)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)
spa center (C)
Romano-British (H)

Sources and Contributors:
Aquae Arnemetiae..........  [VP]
.............................  Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites (1976) 75
.............................  Romano-British Placenames [online] (1999) accessed 16 August 2004
Buxton..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 36
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2591458
..................  Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites (1976) 75
..................  Romano-British Placenames [online] (1999) accessed 16 August 2004
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 36
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites (1976) 75

 

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