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ID: 7011192
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7011192

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 51 54 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 51.9000  decimal degrees
Long: 002 05 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -2.0833  decimal degrees

Note: Located on River Chelt; Saxon in origin; expanded after discovery of mineral springs in 1716; made famous as a spa by George III; noted for many fine schools, e.g. Cheltenham College (1841) & Cheltenham Ladies College (1886); many fine Regency buildings.

Names:
Cheltenham (preferred,C,V,English,U)
Chinteneham (H,V)  ............ recorded in 1086

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 Gloucestershire (county)  ................  Gloucestershire (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Cheltenham (inhabited place)  ....................  Cheltenham (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  expanded in 18th cen.
city (C)
educational center (C)
market center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Cheltenham..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.......................  Blue Guide: England (1980) 290-291
.......................  Domesday Book (1985) 112
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) III, 154
.......................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.......................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 44
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Chinteneham..........  [VP]
.......................  Domesday Book (1985) 112
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Blue Guide: England (1980) 290-291
..................  Domesday Book (1985) 112
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) III, 154
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2592344
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 44
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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