Place:Wroxeter, Shropshire, England

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NameWroxeter
Alt namesUriconiumsource: Blue Guide: England (1980) p 388
Viroconiumsource: Times Atlas of World History (1993) p 359
Viroconium Cornoviorumsource: Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites (1979) p 984
TypeVillage
Coordinates52.683°N 2.65°W
Located inShropshire, England     (0050 - )
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Wroxeter is a village in Shropshire, England. It forms part of the civil parish of Wroxeter and Uppington and is located besides the River Severn, about south-east of Shrewsbury. It is at the site of the Roman city of Viroconium Cornoviorum, which was the fourth largest civitas capital in Roman Britain.

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