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Gloucestershire XVI - Cirencester and district
Castle Street, Cirencester

Dr Beth Hartland's draft of the history of the Cirencester Abbeyand the history of Cirencester from 1540 to 1945 written by Dr Francis Boorman with the assistance of a number of volunteers are available below. As indicated in the text a few sections are still outstanding. Revised drafts and the history of medieval Cirencester and the history of Stratton will be available shortly.

Comments on the drafts are very welcome, and should be addressed to Dr Jan Broadway (

If you are interested in finding out more about volunteering to help VCH Gloucestershire, see our Academy website.