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a Historic Market Town in the county of Gloucestershire

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About Cirencester

Originally known in Roman times as Corinium Dobunorum, the town of Cirencester in those far off day's was the second largest town in England and the focus of several major highways. The town prospered in Roman times and much of this period in Cirencesters illustrious history is recreated in the Corinium Museum. When the Romans withdrew the town fell into decline.

At a later date wool became a major source of industry to the town bringing with it greater prosperity and it is the rich wool merchants we must thank for many of the fine buildings in, and around the town. Wool money paid for Cirencester's fine Church of St.John the Baptist. This church is one of the largest of it's kind in the country, from the top of the tower there are marvellous views across the town to Cirencester Park, seat of the Earl of Bathurst. In the wonderful grounds that surround this great house, is a folly which interestingly, was designed by Alexander Pope, the famous 18th-century poet.

Cirencester is a lively town to visit, there is much to see and do including the Roman Amphitheatre at nearby Chesterton.The lovely Gardens of Barnsley House at Barnsley, are also well worth visiting.

Cirencester hosts a regular weekly Antique market and also has it's own antique auction house. The town has a wide variety of pleasant shops, inns and public house's

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Kings Head Hotel in Cirencester, Gloucestershire, England

Kings Head Hotel

Cirencester, Gloucestershire, England (0.1 miles, 0.2 km)
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My Place Go - Cirencester in Cirencester, Gloucestershire, England

My Place Go - Cirencester

Cirencester, Gloucestershire, England (0.1 miles, 0.2 km)
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Corinium Hotel & Restaurant in Cirencester, Gloucestershire, England3 stars

Corinium Hotel & Restaurant

Cirencester, Gloucestershire, England (0.2 miles, 0.3 km)
Quietly situated in one of Cirencester’s oldest streets, this delightful, privately owned hotel and restaurant is just 5 minutes’ walk from the town centre....
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The Old Brewhouse in Cirencester, Gloucestershire, England4 stars

The Old Brewhouse

Cirencester, Gloucestershire, England (0.3 miles, 0.5 km)
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The Talbot Inn in Cirencester, Gloucestershire, England

The Talbot Inn

Cirencester, Gloucestershire, England (0.4 miles, 0.6 km)
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Cirencester to London(80.6 miles, 129.7 km, direction E)

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