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The town grew up around the castle during the 14th and 15th centuries and was
granted a charter in 1524. Parts of the ancient town walls are still visible, and the
impressive 16th-century town gate houses a small museum. Chepstow was ...
Coonabarabran, town, east-central New South Wales, Australia. It lies along the
Castlereagh River, near the Pilliga Scrub district. Surveyed in 1859 and gazetted
a shire in 1906, it derived its name from an Aboriginal word meaning "inquisitive
Cumbernauld, new town and seat of the district authority of the district of
Cumbernauld and Kilsyth, Strathclyde region, southwestern Scotland.
Cumbernauld was designated in 1956 as a new town to accommodate overspill
population from ...
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