Settlement Hierarchy

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Settlement Hierarchy
Placing settlements in order of size, population and number of services
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Low Order Goods
Lower value goods we buy everyday
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Middle Order Goods
These are things normally purchased weekly/monthly e.g buying clothes, visiting the cinema
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High Order Goods
Things we buy rarely e.g a new TV
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Range
The distance people are willing to travel for a good/service
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Threshold
The number of customers needed to make an enterprise profitable
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Hamlet
Possibly a church, pub or telephone but often none at all
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Village
Church, Post Office, Shop for daily needs, primary school, village hall
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Small Town
All of the above plus supermarket, many shops, banks, health centre, leisure centre, secondary school, cafés and restaurants, railway station
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Large Town
All of the above plus several shopping arcades, hypermarket, cinemas, main railway station, hotels, small hospital, small football team
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City
All of the above plus cathedral, university, theatre, county hall, airport
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Capital
All of the above plus government buildings, banking headquarters, museums and art galleries, several universities
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Card 2

Front

Low Order Goods

Back

Lower value goods we buy everyday

Card 3

Front

Middle Order Goods

Back

Preview of the front of card 3

Card 4

Front

High Order Goods

Back

Preview of the front of card 4

Card 5

Front

Range

Back

Preview of the front of card 5
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