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ID: 7010560
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7010560

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 53 24 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 53.4000  decimal degrees
Long: 002 09 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -2.1500  decimal degrees

Note: Originally located on S slope of gorge where rivers Tame & Goyt meet to form the Mersey; modern town located on higher ground; cotton spinning center in 19th cen.; mostly residential area for Manchester commuters.

Names:
Stockport (preferred,C,V,English,U)

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 Greater Manchester (county)  ................  Greater Manchester (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Stockport (borough)  ....................  Stockport (borough) (P)
Hierarchy of Stockport (inhabited place)  ........................  Stockport (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)
town (C)
manufacturing center (C)
regional capital (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Stockport..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
....................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
....................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XI, 278-279
....................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
....................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XI, 278-279
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2608770
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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