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ID: 7011443
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7011443

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 50 51 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 50.8500  decimal degrees
Long: 000 36 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 0.6000  decimal degrees

Note: Famed as site of battle in connection with the Norman conquest of England. Was premier port among medieval Cinque Ports; incorporated with town of St. Leonards; was refuge of Napoleon III & Empress Eugenie on their flight from France in 1870; today is a popular seaside resort; noted for prehistoric earthworks and medieval castle on the site of the town.

Names:
Hastings (preferred,C,V,English,U)
Hastingas (H,V)  ............ recorded in 8th cen., derived from the Old English tribal name H├Žstingas

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 East Sussex (county)  ................  East Sussex (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Hastings (inhabited place)  ....................  Hastings (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  settled since prehistoric times
town (C)
resort center (C)
industrial center (C)
manufacturing center (C)
prehistoric site (C)
battlefield (C)

Related geographic places:
possibly identified as ....  Haestingaceaster .......... (lost settlement)
........................................  (World, Europe, United Kingdom, England, East Sussex) [7594407]

Sources and Contributors:
Hastingas..........  [VP]
....................  Blue Guide: England (1965)
Hastings..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) V, 741
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 81
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) V, 741
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2598266
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 81
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Gazetteer of Great Britain (1999)

 

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