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Geography of Stratford-upon-Avon

Stratford is close to the Cotswolds, with Chipping Campden 10 miles (16 km) to the south. The Cotswolds were a major sheep producing area, up until the latter part of the 19th century, regarded Stratford as one of its main centres for the processing, marketing, and distribution of sheep and wool. Consequently Stratford also became a centre for tanningduring the 15th–17th centuries. Both the river and the Roman road served as trade routes for the town.... Wikipedia