Cirencester

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Cirencester
Castle Street, Cirencester
Cirencester is locatit in Gloucestershire
Cirencester
Cirencester
Location within Gloucestershire
Population19,076 (2011)[1]
OS grid referenceSP022021
Destrict
Shire coonty
Region
KintraIngland
Sovereign stateUnitit Kinrick
Post tounCIRENCESTER
Postcode destrictGL7
Diallin code01285
PoliceGloucestershire
FireGloucestershire
AmbulanceSooth Wastren
EU PairlamentSooth Wast Ingland
UK Pairlament
List of places
UK
Ingland
Gloucestershire
51°43′08″N 1°58′05″W / 51.719°N 1.968°W / 51.719; -1.968Coordinates: 51°43′08″N 1°58′05″W / 51.719°N 1.968°W / 51.719; -1.968

Cirencester is a mercat toun in Sooth Wast Ingland. The River Churn rins throu the toun. Cirencester is the muckle maist toun in the Cotswold Destrict.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

Cirencester wis an early Roman toun. They biggit a fort thare an it wis a thrivin trokin centre. Than, efter the Romans, cam the Saxons. A kirk wis foondit in Cirencester in the 9t or 10t century but it was shent in the 12t century an anither kirk wis biggit. In Tudor times mony Cirencester merchands becam rich throu naitional and internaitional troke. By the 18t century it wis a thrivin mercat toun. These days quite a few tourists veesit the toun acause o it's bonnie architecture.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Parish population 2011.Retrieved 23 March 2015".
  2. The website of Geoffrey Clifton Brown - Current MP for the Cotswold area