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ID: 7027061
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 52 05 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 52.0833  decimal degrees
Long: 002 50 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -2.8333  decimal degrees

Note: Site of a Roman walled town that grew up along the main east-west road in the Wye valley.

Names:
Kenchester (preferred,C,V)
Chenecestre (H,V)  ............ recorded in the Domesday Book in 1086
Magnis (H,O)  ............ Roman
Magna Castra (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 Herefordshire (unitary authority)  ................  Herefordshire (unitary authority) (P)
Hierarchy of Kenchester (inhabited place)  ....................  Kenchester (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 Kenchester (inhabited place)  ............  Kenchester (inhabited place) (P,H)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)
town (C)
fortified settlement (H)

Sources and Contributors:
Chenecestre..........  [VP]
.......................  Domesday Book (1985) 131
Kenchester..........  [VP Preferred]
.......................  Domesday Book (1985) 131
.......................  Gazetteer of Great Britain (1999) 391
Magna Castra..........  [VP]
.......................  Domesday Book (1985) 131
Magnis..........  [VP]
.................  Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites (1976) 545
.................  Romano-British Placenames [online] (1999) accessed 16 August 2004
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Domesday Book (1985) 131
..................  Gazetteer of Great Britain (1999) 391
..................  Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites (1976) 545
..................  Romano-British Placenames [online] (1999) accessed 16 August 2004
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites (1976) 545

 

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