Dean, Forest of
geographical name forested district SW England in W Gloucestershire between Severn & Wye rivers; an ancient royal forest

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  • Dean, Forest of — ▪ forest, England, United Kingdom       ancient royal forest of oak and beech in western Gloucestershire, England, covering an area of about 26,000 ac (10,500 ha) between the Rivers Severn and Wye. It became a National Forest Park administered by …   Universalium

  • DEAN, FOREST OF —    a forest of 22,000 acres in the W. of Gloucestershire, between the Severn and the Wye; the property of the Crown for the most part; the inhabitants are chiefly miners, who at one time enjoyed special privileges …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Dean-Forest — Forest of Dean (Royal) Forest of Dean ist ein historisches Waldgebiet mit einer Ausdehnung von ca. 120 km² auf einer Berggruppe in der Grafschaft Gloucestershire im Westen von England. Er befindet sich im Dreieck zwischen den Städten Gloucester,… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Forest of Dean Central Railway — Die Forest of Dean Central Railway war eine britische Eisenbahngesellschaft in Gloucestershire in England. Die Gesellschaft wurde am 11. Juli 1856 gegründet. Ziel war der Bau einer Bahnstrecke zwischen einem geplanten Hafen bei Brimspill am… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Forest of Dean (district) — 51°47′N 2°33′W / 51.783, 2.55 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Forest of Dean local elections — Forest of Dean Council is elected every four years.Political controlIndependent 1973 1976No overall control 1976 1991Labour 1991 2003No overall control 2003 2007Conservative 2007 presentCouncil electionsForest of Dean Council election, 1999Forest …   Wikipedia

  • Forest of Dean (District) — Forest of Dean District Lage in Gloucestershire Status District Region South West England Verw.grafschaft Gloucestershire …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Forest of Dean (district) — Forest of Dean is a local government district in Gloucestershire, England, named after the Forest of Dean. Its council is based in Coleford. Other towns in the district include Cinderford, Newent and Tidenham.The district was formed on 1 April… …   Wikipedia

  • Forest of Dean — (Royal) Forest of Dean ist ein historisches Waldgebiet mit einer Ausdehnung von ca. 120 km² auf einer Berggruppe in der Grafschaft Gloucestershire im Westen von England. Er befindet sich im Dreieck zwischen den Städten Gloucester, Monmouth und… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Forest of Dean — an area in ↑Gloucestershire, England, on the River ↑Severn. It used to have an important iron and coal mining industry …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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