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Cirencester (England)


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  • Variants

    • Cirencester, Eng
    • Cirencester (Gloucestershire)
    • Corinium (England)
    • Cicester (England)
    • Ciceter (England)
    • Ciren (England)
    • Cirenchester (England)
    • Corinium Dobunnorum (England)
    • Corinum (England)
    • Cironium (England)
    • Cirecestre (England)
    • Cyrescestre (England)
    • Cirrenceastre (England)
    • Cirneceastre (England)
    • Cyrneceastre (England)
    • Coryn Ceasre (England)
    • Caerceri (England)
    • Cair Ceri (England)
    • Korinion (England)
  • Additional Information

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        Cities and towns
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        Capitals (Cities)
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        Parishes (Local government)
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        Market towns
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        Populated place
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        Civil parish
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Great Britain
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) England
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Gloucestershire (England)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Cotswold (England)
    • Associated Language

        eng
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  • Earlier Established Forms

    • Cirencester (Gloucestershire)
    • Cirencester, Eng
  • Sources

    • found: BL hdg.(Cirencester (England))
    • found: GeoNames, algorithmically matched, 2009(ppl; 51°44ʹ00ʺN 001°59ʹ00ʺW)
    • found: GEOnet, 9 November 2020(Cirencester (approved); variant: Cicester; geopolitical entity name: United Kingdom; first-order administrative division name: Gloucestershire; latitude, longitude: DMS: 51° 44ʹ 00ʺ N, 001° 59ʹ 00ʺ W; DD: 51.733333 [N], -1.983333 [W]; feature designation: populated place)
    • found: Ordnance Survey linked data, 11 November 2020(Cirencester; a named place in Cotswold within Gloucestershire; in European Region: South West; populated place: town; in county: Gloucestershire; in district: Cotswold; in country: England; within [postcode district] GL7; lat.: 51.717003; long.: -1.968382) - http://data.ordnancesurvey.co.uk/id/4000000074541895
    • found: Ordnance Survey linked data, 11 November 2020(Cirencester; a Parish in Cotswold within Gloucestershire; in European Region: South West; type: parish; in county: Gloucestershire; in district: Cotswold; point: [latitude] 51.719455384; [longitude]: -1.99420141903) - http://data.ordnancesurvey.co.uk/id/7000000000020220
    • found: Getty thesaurus of geographic names, 11 November 2020(Cirencester (inhabited place), preferred name; ID: 7011127; other names: Cicester, Cirecestre (recorded in 1086), Corinium, Cironium, Corinium Dobunnorum, Korinion; nation: United Kingdom; country: England; county: Gloucestershire; additional parent: Britannia (province); place types: inhabited place, town, agricultural center, tourist center, ancient site, provincial capital (of the Roman province of Britannia Prima, from the early 4th century CE), capital (of the Dobuni tribe during Roman occupation), Ancient Roman, Romano-British; located on: Ermin Street; coordinates: degrees minutes: Lat: 51 44 00 N, 001 59 00 W; decimal: Lat. 51.7333, Long. -1.9833) - http://vocab.getty.edu/tgn/7011127
    • found: Cirencester Town Council website, 11 November 2020:main page (official website for Cirencester) History (Roman: Corinium Dobunnorum; Saxon: Coryn Ceasre; in Ptolemy, Geographicum: Korinion; in Domesday Book: Cyrescestre; present-day name is often shortened, unofficially, to "Ciren") - https://cirencester.gov.uk/
    • found: Wikipedia, 11 November 2020(Cirencester; a market town in Gloucestershire, England; on River Churn, in the Cotswolds; Roman name: Corinium, Corinium Dobunnorum; split into 5 main areas, electoral wards: town centre, village of Stratton, suburb of Chesterton (originally a village outside town), Watermoor, and The Beeches; village of Siddington south of town now almost contiguous with Watermoor; other suburbs include Bowling Green and New Mills; early and 9th-century Welsh-language names: Caerceri, Cair Ceri; Anglo-Saxon Old English: Cirrenceastre, Cirneceastre, or Cyrneceastre; spellings Ciceter, Cicester once used locally, now very rare; many local people abbreviate the name to Ciren; coordinates: DMS: 51° 43ʹ 8.4ʺ N, 1° 58ʹ 4.8ʺ W; decimal: 51.719, -1.968) - https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Cirencester&oldid=982644754
    • found: Wikidata, 11 November 2020(Cirencester (Q852772); description: market town in east Gloucestershire, England; also known as: Corinium, Cirencester, Gloucestershire; instance of: market town, civil parish; located in the administrative territorial entity, capital of: Cotswold; historic county: Gloucestershire; coordinate location: 51°43ʹ8ʺ N, 1°58ʹ5ʺ W) - http://www.wikidata.org/entity/Q852772
    • found: A vision of Britain through time, viewed 11 November 2020(Cirencester, Gloucestershire; now part of Cotswold district; in John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles (1887): Cirenchester, or Cicester, market town and parish with railway station, in E. of Gloucestershire, on the Churn, and on the Thames and Severn Canal; Romans called it Corinum or Corinium) - http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/590
    • found: Open Domesday website, 11 November 2020(Cirencester was settlement in Domesday Book, in hundred of Cirencester and county of Gloucestershire; in Domesday book text: Cirecestre) - https://opendomesday.org/place/SP0201/cirencester/
  • Change Notes

    • 1981-10-14: new
    • 2020-11-12: revised
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