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ID: 7010956
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Stratford-upon-Avon (inhabited place)  Stratford-upon-Avon (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 52 11 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 52.1833  decimal degrees
Long: 001 42 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -1.7000  decimal degrees

Note: Located on the River Avon; famous as birthplace of William Shakespeare; sights & events related to the playwright include Royal Shakespeare Theatre (1932), library & art gallery, birthday festivals & plays; site of 16th-cen. cottage of Anne Hathaway.

Names:
Stratford-upon-Avon (preferred,C,V,English,U)
Stratford-on-Avon (C,V)
Stratford (C,V,English,U)
Stratford on Avon (NA,V,English,U)
Aetstretfordae (H,V)
Stradforde (H,V)
Straet-ford (H,V)  ............ Old English, meaning "ford where a Roman road crossed a river"
Strafford on Avon (H,V)
Ufera Stretford (H,V)

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 Warwickshire (county)  ................  Warwickshire (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Stratford-upon-Avon (inhabited place)  ....................  Stratford-upon-Avon (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  was located on a Roman road, chartered in 1553
town (C)
tourist center (C)
cultural center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Aetstretfordae..........  [VP]
.............................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 893
Stradforde..........  [VP]
.......................  Oxford: English Place Names (1960) 449
Straet-ford..........  [VP]
.......................  Oxford: English Place Names (1960) 449
Strafford on Avon..........  [VP]
................................  Oxford: English Place Names (1960) 449
Stratford..........  [VP]
....................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XI, 306
....................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Stratford-on-Avon..........  [VP]
................................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 190
Stratford on Avon..........  [VP]
................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Stratford-upon-Avon..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
...................................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
...................................  Blue Guide: England (1980)
...................................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 893
...................................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XI, 306
...................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
...................................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-168
...................................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
Ufera Stretford..........  [VP]
.............................  Oxford: English Place Names (1960) 449
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
..................  Blue Guide: England (1980)
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 893
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XI, 306
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2608939
..................  Oxford: English Place Names (1960) 449
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-168
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 190
..................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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