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GLOUCESTERSHIRE is an inland shire, bounded on the east by Oxfordshire and the lower part of Warwickshire, on the north by Warwickshire and Worcestershire, on the west by the counties of Hereford and Monmouth, and on the south by Somersetshire and Wiltshire. The greatest length from north-east to south-west is 60 miles, and the greatest breadth from east to west is 43 miles.
Transcribed from Kelly's Directory of the county of Gloucester, 1914