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Cam, Gloucestershire

A cam is a rotating or sliding piece in a mechanical linkage used especially in transforming rotary motion into linear motion or vice-versa. It is often a part of a rotating wheel (e.g. an eccentric wheel) or shaft (e.g. a cylinder with an irregular shape) that strikes a lever at one or more points on its circular path.
Administrative CountyGloucestershire
Traditional CountyGloucestershire
OS GridST7499
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityGloucestershire

Other names by which Cam, Gloucestershire has been known in the past

Cam The ~ The Cam ~ Camma

Cam, Gloucestershire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Cam.* -- par. and ry. sta., W. Gloucestershire, 1 mile N. of Dursley, 2946 ac., pop. 1758; P.O., T.O.

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