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  1. Gloucestershire ( / ˈɡlɒstərʃər / ( listen) /- ʃɪər / ( listen) abbreviated Glos) [2] is a county in South West England. The county comprises part of the Cotswold Hills, part of the flat fertile valley of the River Severn and the entire Forest of Dean . The county town is the city of Gloucester and other principal towns include ...

  2. Gloucestershire - Wikipedia, la enciclopedia libre Coordenadas: 51°50′00″N 2°10′00″O ( mapa) Gloucestershire Gloucestershire /ˈglɒstəʃə (?·i) es uno de los cuarenta y siete condados de Inglaterra, Reino Unido, con capital en Gloucester.

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    El nombre de la ciudad es Gloucester, pronunciado /ˈglɒstər/ (?·i). Probablemente, el nombre signifique "fuerte (del antiguo anglosajón: "ceaster") que brilla ("glow")en el río".

    Está situada en la margen derecha (este) del río Severn, a 180 kilómetros al oeste-noroeste de Londres. Un canal une el puerto de la ciudad con el estuario del río. Los almacenes y embarcaderos de ambas orillas dejaron de ser usadas hasta los años ochenta, dejándolos en mal estado. A partir de esta fecha, y gracias a una profunda renovación, se han...

    La existencia de la ciudad se remonta a la época romana, en la que era conocida como Colonia Nervia Glevensium, o Glevum, durante el reinado de Nerva. Aún se puede distinguir parte de la antigua muralla, y se han descubierto numerosos restos o monedas, aunque con pocas inscripciones. Tras el fin de la Britania Romana, se sabe que la zona siguió sie...

    La abadía de San Pedro, construida en 681, y actualmente catedral, situada al norte de la ciudad cerca del río, es el lugar de enterramiento del rey Eduardo II y el noble normando Walter de Lacy. Últimamente ha sido usada para el rodaje de algunas escenas de las películas de Harry Potter. Al lado de su deanato se encuentra la capilla del priornorma...

    Wikimedia Commons alberga una categoría multimedia sobre Gloucester.
  3. Gloucestershire (pronounced [ˈglɒstəʃə]; GLOSS-ter-sher) is a county in South West England. The county includes part of the Cotswold Hills, part of the flat fertile valley of the River Severn, and the entire Forest of Dean . The county town is Gloucester, and other principal towns include Cheltenham, Stroud, Cirencester, and Tewkesbury .

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    The region now known as Gloucestershire was originally inhabited by Brythonic peoples in the Iron Age and Roman periods. After the Romans left Britain in the early 5th century, the Brythons re-established control but the territorial divisions for the post-Roman period are uncertain. The city of Caerloyw was one centre and Cirencester may have conti...

    Gloucestershire formed part of Harold's earldom at the time of the Norman Conquest of England, but it offered slight resistance to the Conqueror. In The Anarchy of King Stephen's reign the cause of the Empress Matilda was supported by her half brother, Robert of Gloucester, who had rebuilt the castle at Bristol. The castles at Gloucester and Cirenc...

    On the subdivision of the Mercian diocese in 680 the greater part of modern Gloucestershire was included in the diocese of Worcester, and shortly after the Conquest constituted the archdeaconry of Gloucester, which in 1290 comprised the deaneries of Campden, Stow, Cirencester, Fairford, Winchcombe, Stonehouse, Hawkesbury, Bitton, Bristol, Dursley a...

    Bristol was made a county in 1373, and in 1483 Richard III created Gloucester an independent county, adding to it the hundreds of Dudston and Kings Barton. The latter were reunited to Gloucestershire in 1673, but the cities of Bristol and Gloucester continued to rank as independent counties, with separate jurisdiction, county rate and assizes. The ...

    The physical characteristics of the three natural divisions of Gloucestershire have given rise in each to a special industry. The forest district, until the development of the Sussex mines in the 16th century, was the chief iron producing area of the kingdom, the mines having been worked in Roman times, while the abundance of timber gave rise to nu...

    Gloucester Cathedral and Bristol Cathedral, Tewkesbury Abbey, and the Church of St. John the Baptist in Cirencester with its great Perpendicular porch, are historic buildings of Gloucestershire. Of the abbey of Hailes near Winchcomb, founded by Richard, Earl of Cornwall, in 1246, little more than the foundations are left, but these have been excava...

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    Gloucester ( / ˈɡlɒstər / ( listen) GLOS-tər) is a cathedral city and the county town of Gloucestershire in the South West of England. Gloucester lies on the River Severn, between the Cotswolds to the east and the Forest of Dean to the west, 19 miles (31 km) east of Monmouth and 17 miles (27 km) east of the border with Wales.

  5. Gloucestershire [ ˈglɒstəʃər] ist eine Grafschaft im Südwesten Englands. Die Grafschaft umfasst teilweise das Gebiet der Cotswolds, Teile des flachen, aber fruchtbaren Tales am Fluss Severn und den gesamten Forest of Dean . Der Verwaltungssitz der Grafschaft ist Gloucester. Andere wichtige Städte sind Cheltenham, Stroud, Cirencester und Tewkesbury.