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ID: 7011405
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 50 42 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 50.7000  decimal degrees
Long: 001 18 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -1.3000  decimal degrees

Note: Located in center of island at head of River Medina; probably the Roman town of Medina; nearby sights include Carisbrooke Castle and the Guildhall (1819) by John Nash.

Names:
Newport (preferred,C,V,English,U)
Medina (H,V)  ............ probably this site was the Roman town of Medina

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 Isle of Wight (unitary authority)  ................  Isle of Wight (unitary authority) (P)
Hierarchy of Newport (inhabited place)  ....................  Newport (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 Newport (inhabited place)  ............  Newport (inhabited place) (P,H)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  probably was a Roman center; site of a Roman villa
city (C)
county seat (C)
agricultural center (C)
trade center (C)
regional capital (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Medina..........  [VP]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VIII, 659
Newport..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
.................  Blue Guide: England (1980) 131
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VIII, 659
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 139
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Athena, Romano-British Sites [online] (2000) accessed 5 August 2004
..................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
..................  Blue Guide: England (1980) 131
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VIII, 659
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2604040
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 139
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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